Z-Wear PM Tool Steel Data Sheet

Z-Wear PM is a PM grade of cold-work tool steel that offers high value, exceptional versatility, high toughness and high hardness. It offers wear resistance better than A-2 and D-2, and a high amount of toughness even at the hardness level of RC 63. Z-Wear PM exhibits excellent machinability and grindability as well as heat treat response. Common tool coatings and surface treatments adhere well to this substrate.

Chemical Composition

Carbon 1.15%
Tungsten 1.00%
Chromium 7.50%
Molybdenum 1.60%
Vanadium 2.40%

Typical Applications

Stamping Punches Forming Punches
Thread Rolling Tools Fine Blanking Tools
Nozzles and Screws Powder Compaction Punches
Plastic Injection Molds Powder Metal Tooling

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