Product Description

    BÖHLER’s cold work tool steel K490 MICROCLEAN closes the gap in the material demands between wear resistance and the desired high toughness.


    Property Features

    • High hardness (up to 64 HRC)
    • Very good toughness
    • High abrasive and adhesive wear resistance
    • Excellent hard machinability
    • High compressive strength
    • Heat treatment together with common cold work tool steels (1.2379, D2) at hardening temperatures from 1030 to 1080 °C (1885 – 1980 °F) possible
    • Stable mechanical properties

    Technical Specifications

    Compressive strength Stability heat Toughness Wear resistance abrasive Wear resistance adhesive

    Chemical Composition

    1.40 6.40 1.50 3.70 3.50

    Chemical composition (average %)

    Available product shapes

    • Plate


    • Flat bar

      Flat bar

    • Round bar

      Round bar

    • Complex cut/six side machining

      Complex cut/six side machining


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