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Product Description

BÖHLER K340 ECOSTAR belongs to the group of conventionally produced 8% chromium steels. Compared to conventional 12% chromium steels, this conventionally smelted tool steel has better toughness, hardening response and higher adhesive wear resistance. This combination of high adhesive wear resistance and toughness also offers advantages for industrial knives subject to high stress. This grade is also used for stamping and cutting tools.

Property Features

  • Compressive strength: good
  • Dimensional stability: good

Chemical Composition

Chemical composition (average %)
1.10 0.70 0.40 8.20 2.10 0.50 +Al. Nb

Available product shapes

Information on Long Products ) Presented data refer exclusivly to long products. Please observe the detailed explanations at the end of the data sheet (pdf).

  • Long Products
  • Open Die Forgings
  • Plates

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