The Tool Steel Guide

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Industrial Press Inc., 2003 - Technology & Engineering - 108 pages
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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Contents

The Nine Types of Tool Steels Steel Properties on Page
7
Selection of Tool Steels
43
Heat Treatment of Tool Steels
58
Avoiding Tool or Die Failure
88
Tool Maintenance
101
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