Formadur 2738 Plate

Alternative and trade names
DIN EN ISO 40CrMnNiMo8-6-4, AISI P20+Ni, 1.2738
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Description

1.2738 (40CrMnNiMo8-6-4) is a plastic mould steel, improved through hardening with good machinability, good polishability and suitable for texturing.

Equivalent Materials

This material data has been provided by Deutsche Edelstahlwerke Specialty Steel (DEW).

All metrics apply to room temperature unless otherwise stated. SI units used unless otherwise stated.
Equivalent standards are similar to one or more standards provided by the supplier. Some equivalent standards may be stricter whereas others may be outside the bounds of the original standard.

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Properties

Dimension

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Chemical properties

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Carbon

0.4 %

Chromium

1.9 %

Iron

Balance

Manganese

1.5 %

Molybdenum

0.2 %

Nickel

1 %

Silicon

0.3 %

Technological properties

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Application areas

Large plastic moulds, mould frames for plastic moulds and die casting moulds

Heat Treatment

Soft annealing: 710-740°C (Cooling in furnace) - Hardening: 840-870°C and quenching in oil or polymer