Common Tradenames: CPM® 9V®, Z A-11LV PM, ASP® 2009, K497
A-11 LV is designed for use in tooling which encounters severe wear. Its toughness (cracking resistance) is higher than other high-wear resistant cold work tool steels permitting it to be used in some applications where A-11, D2 or high speed steels do not have sufficient resistance to cracking. It is usually limited in hardness to about 56 HRC or lower, and is therefore not intended for applications requiring high compressive strength.
|Blanking Dies||Warm Work Tooling|
|Forming Rolls||Trim/Shear Dies|
|Nozzles and Screw Tips||Punches|
|Plastic Injection Molding||Wear Inserts|
|Powder Compaction Punches|
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