1.2344 Tool Steel

1.2344 Hot Work Tool Steel in the Otai Warehouse
1.2344 Steel round bars (Hot Work Tool Steel)

Comprised of chrome, molybdenum, vanadium and silicon for hardening in oil and air, 1.2344 Tool Steel has a good hardenability (the steel is hardened throughout the cross-section to a diameter of 150mm),?it maintains its firmness during the heating process and it is resistant to tempering and wear. It is suitable for the heat treatment and also for firmness over 1765 N/mm2 and for tools cooled by water. It is well-workable during the heating process and also well-workable in the soft-annealed state.

Related Specifications DIN 17350-1980


Chemical composition

C(%) 0.37~0.42 Si(%) 0.90~1.20 Mn(%) 0.30~0.50
P(%) ≤0.030 S(%) ≤0.030 Cr(%) 4.80~5.50
Mo(%) 1.20~1.50 V(%) 0.90~1.10

Form of Supply

1.2344 tool steel, we can supply the?round bar, flat bar, plate and square block. Diameters can be sawn to your required lengths as one offs or multiple cut pieces. Rectangular pieces can be sawn from flat bar or plate to your specific sizes. Ground tool steel bar can be supplied, providing a quality precision finished bar to tight tolerances.


Applications

1.2344 Tool Steel is used in die casting dies for aluminium, magnesium and zinc, extrusion dies for aluminium and brass, liners, mandrels, pressure pads, followers, bolsters, die cases, die holders and adaptor rings for copper and brass extrusion. It is also for plastic moulds, shear blades for hot work and hot swaging dies. 1.2344 is also used in the production of hot stamping and press forge dies, split hot heading dies, gripper dies, hot punching, piercing and trimming tools.


Regular size and Tolerance

1) Hot Rolled round bar
Diameter
(mm)
Diameter Tolerance
(mm)
Diameter
(mm)
Diameter Tolerance
(mm)
6.4~15.8 -0.038 ~0.038 181~<206.2 0~1.6
15.8~<77.6 0~0.10 206.2~<257 0~2.4
77.6~<103 0~0.15 257~<307.7 0~3.2
103~<181 0~0.78 ≥307.7 0~4.7
2) Hot Rolled steel plate
Thickness
(mm)
Thickness Tolerance
(mm)
Thickness
(mm)
Thickness Tolerance
(mm)
≤25.4 -0.41~0.79 >127~152 -1.60~2.39
>25.4~76 -0.79~1.19 >178~254 -1.98~3.18
>76~127 -1.19~1.60 >254~305 -2.39~3.96

Others have not specified size, pls contact our?experienced sales team.


Processing

1.2344 tool steel round bar and flat sections can be cut to your required sizes. 1.2344 ground steel bar can also be supplied, providing a high quality tool steel precision ground tool steel bar to your required tolerances. 1.2344 Tool Steel is also available as Ground Flat Stock / Gauge Plate, in standard and nonstandard sizes.

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