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Precision Ground Flat Stock Metric, regular [GFSM reg]

acc. to DIN 59350

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Standard values

Working hardness: approx. 190 HB (annealed) - 54 HRC (surface hardness)
Delivery condition: max. 190 HB

Chemical composition in %

C

0.420000

0.42

0.500000

0.5
Si

0.150000

0.15

0.400000

0.4
Mn

0.600000

0.6

0.800000

0.8
P

0.000000

0

0.030000

0.03
S

0.000000

0

0.030000

0.03
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Technical properties

Unalloyed tool steel with excellent machining properties for unhardened parts e.g. fixture construction, due to its carbon proportion (0.45%) it can be hardened, but has a low depth of hardening. Shallow depth case-hardening steel with a hard surface and a tough core.

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Applications

mechanical engineering, construction materials, jigs, base plates, molding frames, small dies, hand tools, simple knives, sledges, pliers, forks, hatchets, axes, shears, screwdrivers, chisels

Chemical designation: Working hardness: approx. 190 HB (annealed) - 54 HRC (surface hardness)
Delivery condition: max. 190 HB

C

0.420000

0.42

0.500000

0.5
Si

0.150000

0.15

0.400000

0.4
Mn

0.600000

0.6

0.800000

0.8
P

0.000000

0

0.030000

0.03
S

0.000000

0

0.030000

0.03

Unalloyed tool steel with excellent machining properties for unhardened parts e.g. fixture construction, due to its carbon proportion (0.45%) it can be hardened, but has a low depth of hardening. Shallow depth case-hardening steel with a hard surface and a tough core.

mechanical engineering, construction materials, jigs, base plates, molding frames, small dies, hand tools, simple knives, sledges, pliers, forks, hatchets, axes, shears, screwdrivers, chisels