The Tool Steel Guide
The Tool Steel Guide is an excellent aid and reference for all tool designers, tool and die makers, machinists and apprentices. It is packed with specifications, heat treatments and applications of all types of die and mold steels, as well as ideas and suggestions on how to prepare steels for machining and heat treatment. You will also find helpful information about avoidance techniques in design, finishing, grinding, electrical discharge machining and welding. This handy and convenient guide will go a long way in helping you dispel the air of mystery that for many years seems to have surrounded the selection, heat treatment and use of tool steels.
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The Nine Types of Tool Steels Steel Properties on Page
Selection of Tool Steels
Heat Treatment of Tool Steels
Avoiding Tool or Die Failure
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