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D2 is a high carbon, high chromium cold work tool steel. Recommended for use when greater toughness is required. It offers good wear resistance and high compressive strength.
Typical applications: Press Tools (inc. heavy duty), general purpose punches and dies, crushers, gauges, swaging dies, tools requiring resistance to abrasion, blanking tools, Thread rolling, Coining, General purpose
(data sheet & typical analysis available on request)
All our D2 tool steel flats and squares are cut from plate and can be supplied to any dimensions you require. Our D2 tool steel is available in economiser or black.
D2 Supreme™: Where higher hardness (62-63 HRC) is required and superious touchness and wear resistance consider our DC53 Equivalent Steel, D2 Supreme™.