Silicon Tool Steels

Steel name: Silicon tool steels
Diagram No.: 1475
Chemical composition in weight %: Steel 1: 0.55% C, 2.00% Si, 0.85% Mn, 0.25% Cr. Steel 2: 0.50% C, 1.50% Si, 0.70% Mn, 0.40% Mo, 0.12% V. Steel 3: 0.55% C, 2.00% Si, 0.90% Mn, 0.25% Cr, 1.20% Mo, 0.25% V.
Steel group: Tool steels, cold work tool steels
Applications: Tools
Comment: Jominy end-quench hardenability bands for various silicon tool steels. Bands 1 and 3, Teledyne VASCO; band 2, Allegheny Ludlum Industries.
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Heat Treatment
Hardening temperature: Steel 1: 855oC, Steel 2: 870oC, Steel 3: 855oC.

Hardenability Diagram


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