Thermodur E 40 K Superclean Plate

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Description

Quenched and Tempered steel plate that shows the following features and properties:


  • High toughness
  • Improved high-temperature strength
  • Optimum resistance to hot cracking
  • High hot wear resistance
  • Optimum homogeneity of microstructure
  • Isotropy of mechanical properties
  • 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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    Mechanical

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    Thermal

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    Chemical properties

    Property

    Carbon

    0.35 %

    Chromium

    5 %

    Iron

    Balance

    Manganese

    0.3 %

    Other

    Plus additions

    Silicon

    0.3 %

    Vanadium

    0.8 %

    Technological properties

    Property
    Application areas

    Universally usable for highly stressed tools and highest temperatures, casting dies for light metal processing (especially for complex tools), extrusion dies for light and heavy metal processing (especially for complexly formed profiles), dies and inserts

    Heat Treatment

    Soft annealing: 750-800°C (Cooling in furnace) - Hardening: 1020-1040°C and quenching in air, oil or hot bath T=500-550°C