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Product Details, Specifications, and Technical Information

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Tool Steel Plate A2 has good strength, wear resistance, and excellent stability during heat treatment. A-2 exhibits wear resistance that falls between O-1 and D-2 tool steel. It is typically used in punches, dies, cutting tools in woodworking, tooling for plastic, dowel pins, hammers, and industrial knives.

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Dimension Name Specification
Thickness 4.5
Max Width 48
Max Length 120
Alloy A2
MTR Availability No
Material Tool Steel
Shape Sheet/Plate
Custom Cut Warehouse 1
Weight/Lineal Foot
183.39 pounds
Please note that this data is to be used ONLY FOR REFERENCE, NOT FOR DESIGN, and by using it,you agree that any decisions you make regarding materials for your project are at your own discretion.
Mechanical Properties
Property Value
Density g/cm^3 8
Yield Tensile Strength KSI 50
Ultimate Tensile Strength KSI 100
Rockwell Hardness B Scale 94 - 99
Brinell Hardness 3000 kg load 200 - 235
Elongation % in 2 in. 21
Electrical Conductivity % IACS 8
Melting Point °F 2570 - 2650
Shear Strength KSI 65
Machinability % 65
Chemistry Information: A2 Tool Steel
Element Percentage
C 0.95 - 1.05
Cr 5.13
Fe 91
Mn 1 max
Mo 1.15
P 0.03 max
Si 0.5 max
S 0.03 max
V 0.33
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