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Tool Steel Drill Rod 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


Alloy A2
Diameter 0.4375
Max Length 36
Eniteo Vendor ID 1554
MTR Availability Yes
Full Length true
Material Tool Steel
Shape Drill Rod
Custom Cut Warehouse 0
Material Specifications

This material meets the following specs: ASTM -A681, SAE -J-437, FED -QQ-T-570

Weight/Lineal Foot

0.52 pounds
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Mechanical Properties

Property Value
Rockwell Hardness B scale 94 - 99
Brinell hardness  200 - 235
Density g/cm^3 8
Elongation Typical % 21
Modulus of Elasticity KSI x 10^3 28
Yield KSI 50
Ultimate shear strength KSI 65
Thermal conductivity BTU-in/hr-ft^2-°F 264
Specific Heat BTU/lb-°F (32-212F) 0 min
Melting Point °F 2570 - 2650
Ultimate KSI 100

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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