Cold work tool steels comprise the family of tool steels having a good combination of wear, toughness and compressive strength permitting relatively heavy forming and cutting operations at room temperature.

Cold Work Tool Steels Stock Sizes

A2 view technical info

A2 is an air hardening tool steel with good toughness and excellent dimensional stability in heat treatment.

Rounds: 0.250” diam through 20” diam
Flats: 0.250” thick through 8” thick
A2 is also available in Drill Rod, Precision Ground Flat Stock, and Hollow Bar.

A2 ESR view technical info

A2 ESR is a premium, re-melted, version of A2 tool steel.

Rounds: 0.500” diam through 16” diam
Flats: Available on request

D2 ESR view technical info

D2 ESR is a premium, re-melted, version of D2 tool steel

Rounds: 0.500” diam through 16” diam
Flats: Available on request

D2 view technical info

D2 is a high carbon, high chromium air hardening tool steel having good wear resistance and moderate toughness.

Rounds: 0.375” diam through 38” diam
Flats: 0.150” thick through 12” thick
D2 is also available in Drill Rod, Precision Ground Flat Stock, and Hollow Bar

SB Wear view technical info

SB Wear is an air hardening cold work tool steel with high wear resistance combined with moderate toughness.

Rounds: 0.375” diam through 38” diam
Flats: 0.750” thick through 5.00” thick

PSB 22 view technical info

PSB 22 is an air hardening cold work tool steel with an excellent balance of wear resistance and toughness combined with moderate temper resistance.

Rounds: 1.00” diam through 9.00” diam
Flats: 0.500” thick through 5.00” thick

O1 view technical info

O1 is an oil hardening tool steel with moderate toughness and relatively high hardness.

Rounds: 0.250” diam through 20” diam
O1 is also available in Drill Rod and Precision Ground Flat Stock.

S7 view technical info

S7 is a shock resistant, air hardening tool steel having high impact toughness and moderate hardness.

Rounds: 0.250” diam through 20” diam
Flats: 0.250” thick through 8” thick
S7 is also available in Drill Rod, Precision Ground Flat Stock, and Hollow Bar

S7 ESR view technical info

S7 ESR is a premium, re-melted, version of D2 tool steel.

Rounds: 0.500” diam through 1.5” diam
Flats: .3.00” thick through 4.00” thick

S5 view technical info

S5 is an oil hardening tool steel having high impact toughness and relatively high hardness.

Rounds: 0.365” diam through 4.75” diam

L6 view technical info

L6 is an oil hardening tool steel with high toughness and relatively high hardness.

Rounds: 1.00” diam through 14” diam

PM M4 view technical info

PM M4 is a special purpose high speed steel produced exhibiting better wear resistance than M2 or M3.

Rounds: .375" dia through 12" dia
Flats: 0.100" thick through 6.00" thick saw cut widths up to 24"

PM A11 view technical info

This grade has excellent wear resistance with very good toughness and strength making it well suited for many cold work tooling applications.

Rounds: .375" dia through 12" diam
Flats: .145" thick through 4.000 "thick"

PSF 27 view technical info

PSF 27 is a premium PM Sprayform material designed as an upgrade to D2. It combines excellent wear resistance with a high resistance to chipping.

Rounds: 4.00" dia through 12" diam
Flats: .125" thick through .265 "thick"

SB Chipper Knife view technical info

SB Chipper Knife is a modified A8 air hardened tool steel that is readily machinable with good grinding characteristics

Please inquire for available sizes