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2344 Hot Work Tool Steel

2344 Hot Work Tool Steel

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-      H13 Tool Steel

H13 Tool Steel has high hot-wear resistance abilities along with great strength, heat conductivity and invulnerability to hot cracking. 
It has good resistance to abrasion at each low and high temperature. It displays high level of toughness and ductility. H13 has Uniform and high level of machinability and polishability. It has high-temperature strength and resistance to thermal fatigue, glorious through-hardening properties and shows very limited distortion during hardening.

 

H13 Steel Properties

·      Great toughness

·      Thermal conductivity

·      High hot-wear resistance

·      Hot tensile strength

·      Insusceptibility to hot cracking (Hot Crack resistant)

·      Can be water-cooled to a limited extent

 

Mode of Supply

Ventura Alloy and Steels supplies and stocks H13 tool steel in flat, square and round bar. We provide steel in all sizes as your requirements. Consult our team who will assist you for any query related to H13 steel.

H13 Physical Properties

Coefficient of thermal expansion at °C

10-6 m/(m*K)

 20-100

10.8

 20-200

12

 20-300

12.4

20-400

12.7

20-500

13.1

20-600

13.3

20-700

13.5

Thermal Conductivity at °C

W/(m*K) Annealed

W/(m*K)Quenched & Tempered

20

 

27.1

25.4

350

 

30.4

27.7

700

33.2

30.4

 

 

 

 

 

Where it applies?

This steel is especially used for ejector pins, tool holders and shrink work chucks. It is majorly widely utilized for manufacture of casting dies, extrusion dies and forging dies.

Heat Treatment

Soft annealing °C

760-810

Cooling

Furnace

Hardness HB

max. 240

 

Stress-relief annealing °C

approx. 610-660

Cooling

Furnace

 

Hardening °C

1030 - 1060

Quenching

Air ,oil or saltbath, 500 - 550 °C

Hardness after quenching HRC

55

 

Tempering °C

100

210

300

400

500

550

600

650

700

HRC

54

53

53

55

56

54

51

43

34