D-2 Tool Steel Data Sheet

D-2 is a high carbon, high chromium heat treatable tool steel intended for applications requiring high wear resistance. D-2 has been a standard starting grade in many manufacturing industries, such as stamping and blanking.

Chemical Composition

Carbon 1.55%
Manganese 0.35%
Chromium 11.5%
Molybdenum 0.90%
Vanadium 0.80%

Typical Applications

Blanking DiesThread Roll Dies
Forming DiesTrim Dies
Custom KnivesShear Blades
GuagesWear Inserts
Powder Compaction Punches

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