A2

A2

A2 is one of the most popular cold work steel used in North America today.  A2 has also been successfully utilized in plastic mold applications.  It is widely available in Plate, Block, and Round bar, Groundstock, and Drill Rod forms.  A2 offers good wear resistance, machinability, excellent stability, and hardenability.  The optimal hardness range is 56-62 HRC.

 

For more detailed information download the tech bulletin PDF below:
AISI-A2 Air Hardening Tool Steel

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