DC53®

DC53®

DC53® is an advanced cold work die steel that has also been used successfully in Plastic Molds.  It offers an excellent combination of galling and wear resistance, superior grindability.  The material has also been produced to supply exceptional toughness and fatigue strength.  DC53® is available in Plate, Block, and Round Bar forms.  The optimal hardness range is 58-64 HRC.

A recent 2014 Webinar about DC53 covers a lot of information: Check it out HERE online
Or download the PDF synopsis:DC53 Webinar 2014

For more detailed information download the tech bulletin PDFs below:
DC53

LSI DC53 Wire EDM

DC53 Heat Treating Guidelines

DC53_Applications_Tooling_Checklist

DC53-USA.00

DC53 Application Case Studies