Cryodur 2242

Alternative and trade names
DIN EN ISO 59CrV4, 1.2242
Want to keep this datasheet? Save it now in your required format

Description

1.2242 (59CrV4) Quenched and Tempered, cold work tool steel with wear resistant and high toughness.

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

Mechanical

PropertyValueTemperatureComment

Hardness, Brinell

230 [-]

Show Supplier Material materials with Hardness, Brinell of 230 [-] at 23.0 °C

23.0 °C

soft annealed

Hardness, Rockwell C

50 - 58 [-]

Show Supplier Material materials with Hardness, Rockwell C of 50 - 58 [-] at 23.0 °C

23.0 °C

Tensile strength

1665 - 2180 MPa

Show Supplier Material materials with Tensile strength of 1665 - 2180 MPa at 23.0 °C

23.0 °C

Chemical properties

Property

Carbon

0.59 %

Chromium

1 %

Iron

Balance

Manganese

0.9 %

Silicon

0.3 %

Vanadium

0.1 %

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Special steel for hand chisels of all types, including flat, cross-cut and pointed chisels for the treatment of hard materials; also for screwdrivers and other hand tools

Heat Treatment

Soft annealing: 710-740°C (Cooling in furnace) - Stress-relief-annealing: 650-680°C, Hardening: 810-850°C and quenching in oil