DEX40 Powdered High Speed Steel

Type of steel and characteristics:
Powder Metallurgy produced High Speed Steel with good red hardness, compressive strength and wear resistance. The PM technology imparts to the material also excel lent toughness and machinability properties, e.g. highly satisfactory grindability

Heavy-duty machining tools
For machining of steels and non-ferrous metals such as nickel-base and titanium alloys

  • shaper cutters
  • hobs
  • milling cutters
  • broaching tools of all types
  • taps
  • twist drills
  • chasing tools
  • reamers
  • bimetal strips for saw blades

Tools used under extreme compressive stresses
e.g. precision blanking tools for high-strength materials

  • shaping punches
  • dies
Chemical Composition (%) C Si Mn Cr Mo W V Co
1.30 0.5 0.3 4.2 5.0 6.5 3.0 8.0
Nearest Equivalent DIN S6-5-3-8 Weekstoff 1.3344 JIS SKH40 UNI HS6-5-3-8

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