Product Description

    Just as mountaineers need the best equipment to conquer the highest peaks, it‘s essential to use the best materials for your tooling to ensure trouble-free production and achieve outstanding tool life.

    Three reasons why BÖHLER K390 MICROCLEAN is highly cost effective:
    Extremely high wear resistance, excellent toughness and very high compressive strength. The high-performance powder-metallurgy steel BÖHLER K390 MICROCLEAN is a reliable solution for your difficult cutting, die-cutting and cold forming operations, and it has a very good track record for applications in the plastics industry.

    Property Features

    Benefits for tool & die production in comparison to 10V PM

    • Good machinability because of uniform mechanical properties
    • Excellent grindability even with deep engraving in the tool & die centre
    • Uniform low dimensional change during heat treatment
    • Non sensitive against overheating or long soak times
    • Optimal EDM characteristic due to uniform carbide distribution

    Benefits for tool & die use

    • Low unit cost due to longer service life
    • Safety against failure and cutting-edge fractures

    Technical Specifications

    Compressive strength Stability heat Toughness Wear resistance abrasive Wear resistance adhesive

    Chemical Composition

    2.47 0.55 0.40 4.20 3.80 9.00 1.00 2.00

    Chemical composition (average %)

    Available product shapes

    • Plate


    • Flat bar

      Flat bar

    • Round bar

      Round bar



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