Powder Metal Steel

3RD GENERATION POWDER METAL TECHNOLOGY

Compared to conventional tool steel, the 3rd Generation Powder Metallurgy Tool Steel Manufacturing Process achieves better overall tooling economy through better machinability, better dimensional stability during heat treatment, and longer tool life. These properties will reduce the need for maintenance and increase the availability in production. The quality of the manufactured parts will be improved and delivery service maintained by the tool user. Please select from the list below to find out more about our PM steel.

Materials
Bohler K890 Microclean
Uddeholm Elmax Superclean
Uddeholm Vanadis 4 Extra Superclean
Uddeholm Vanadis 6 Superclean
Uddeholm Vanadis 10 Superclean
Uddeholm Vanadis 23 Superclean
Uddeholm Vanadis 30 Superclean
Uddeholm Vanadis 60 Superclean
Uddeholm Vancron 40 Superclean

Click Here for a Comparison Chart of our Powder Metallurgically Produced Materials (pdf)

Solution Guides
Tool Steel for Blanking and Forming Applications (pdf)
Tool Steel for Powder Compacting (pdf)

Articles
Stamping Tools for UHSS Get Tougher (pdf)
3rd Generation PM Tool Steel (pdf)

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