Thermodur 2343 EFS Bar

Alternative and trade names
DIN EN ISO X37CrMoV5-1, 1.2343, AISI H11, AFNOR Z38CDV5
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Description

1.2343 (X37CrMoV5-1) is a hot-work alloy steel with extra fine structure (homogeneous grain structure) for homogeneous properties. It exhibits high hot tensile strength and toughness, good thermal conductivity and insusceptibility to hot cracking. It can be water-cooled to a limited extent.

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.

Ashby charts

Properties

Dimension

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Mechanical

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Thermal

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Chemical properties

Property

Carbon

0.38 %

Chromium

5.3 %

Iron

Balance

Manganese

0.4 %

Silicon

1 %

Vanadium

0.4 %

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Universally usable e.g. casting dies and moulds for light metal processing, mandrel bars, forging dies and inserts, shrink rings, hot shear blades, ejector pins and tools for plastic processing

Heat Treatment

Soft annealing: 750-800°C (Cooling in furnace) - Stress-relief annealing 600-650°C (Cooling in furnace) - Hardening: 1000-1030°C and quenching in air, oil or hot bath T=500-550°C