H13 Tool Steel DCF Flat

An air-hardening, hot work 5% chrome tool steel. H13 combines excellent shock and abrasion resistance with good red hardness making it ideal for use in die casting. Most commonly used in plastic molds and die casting, its ability to withstand rapid cooling from high working temperatures also make it a prime choice for use in extrusion dies. While designed to be a versatile hot work grade, H13 has been useful in cold work applications as well, particularly when extra toughness is desired but wear resistance is not important. Other applications include: trimming dies, extrusion dies, forging dies, die casting, forming punches, hot shear blades and mold dies.

Typical Analysis:

Carbon
.35/.45
Sulfur
.030 max
Phosphorus
.030 max
Molybdenum
1.10/1.75
Chromium
4.75/5.50
Silicon
.80/1.20
Vanadium
.80/1.20
Manganese
.20/.50



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H13 Tool Steel Plate and Bar Stock Sizes:

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