Plastic mould steels

For the manufacture of plastic parts, steels with a big variety of different properties are required. Depending on the final product properties like corrision resistance, toughness, hardness, high thermal conductivitiy and wear resistance are required.

Böhler steels are of a guaranteed consistent quality to be delivered to the plastic processing industry and exhibit a variety production grades and the best qualities to meet customer demands.

Manufacture of plastic parts, steels are required which have a high wear resistance and good polishability, which can be easily ED machined and grained and which should have adequate corrosion resistance and be economic to machine. Depending on the properties required, case-hardening steels, heat treatable steels, corrosion resistant steels, nitriding steels and martensite hardening steels or high performance powder metallurgical materials are used.

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Plastic Mould Steels  PDF
Hardened and tempered plastic mould steel with excellent cleanliness for best polishability. The hardness is constant over the entire cross-section of the steel block, even at large sizes, due to the addition of nickel. PDF
Stainless martensitic chromium steel, offering excellent toughness, corrosion and wear resistance. It is characterized by improved machinability and polishability. PDF
Corrosion resistant frame/bolster steel with improved machinability. PDF
Corrosion resistant plastic mould steel with the best polishability for products which require an outstanding surface finish. PDF
Corrosion resistant plastic mould steels with good wear resistance and good grainability. PDF
A martensitic chromium steel produced with powder metallurgy. Due to its alloying concept this steel offers high wear resistance, high toughness and high corrosion resistance – the perfect combination for best application properties. PDF
The wear-resistant, corrosion resistant and polishable plastic mould steel. PDF


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