An air-hardening tool steel with good strength and with excellent stability in heat treatment. A-2 exhibits wear resistance that falls between O-1 and D-2 steel. Typically used in punches, dies, cutting tools in woodworking, tooling for plastic, dowel pins, hammers, and industrial knives.
Common Trade Names
UNS T30102, AISI Type A2, AISI Medium-Alloy, Air-Hardening Tool Steels A2, Air-True