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Product Description

BÖHLER K605 is approximately equivalent to the material 1.2721 (~50NiCr13). The alloy concept of this tool steel is similar to the one of 1.2767. With its high nickel content, this material offers a very good combination of through hardenability and toughness. The higher carbon content compared to material 1.2721 results in a better hardening response and consequently higher compressive strength. The material is used in applications such as forming, bending and embossing tools.

Property Features

  • Toughness & Ductility: high
  • Dimensional stability: good

Technical Specifications

Material Numbers

~1.2721 ~50NiCr13

Chemical Composition

Chemical composition (average %)
0.55 0.30 0.40 1.00 0.25 3.00

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

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