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Tool steel A3
5.0 (2 Reviews) 15 orders
Material type: Metal, Magnetic
Tool Steel A3 is a high quality Cold work tool steel, It belong to the high quality high carbon alloy tool steel. Oil Quenched & Tempered Hardenss is 28-34 HRc. AISI A3 steel Annealing delivery hardenss less than 250HB.A3 steel equivalent with ASTM A681, FED QQ-T-570, UNS T30103.
Process compatibility
Material Color
Silver gray
Material advantages
It is high quality cold work steel that can be oil quanched and tempered.
Material shortcomings
Poor weldability and poor corrosion resistance.
Recommended description
Tensile strength 2380MPa
Yield strength 2100MPa
Density 7.86g/cc
Hardness 255HB
Elongation at Break 1%
Modulus of elasticity 203GPa
Thermal expansion coefficent 11.8 - 14.3 10^-6 ºC
Thermal conductivity 37 W/(m⋅°C)
Common applications
• Punches
• Dies
• Chuck jaws
• Cutting tools for woodworking
• Tooling for plastic injection
• Dowel pins
• Hammers
• Industrial knives
• Gage
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