Toolox® 40

The pre-hardened, exceptionally clean engineering and tool steel

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    General Product Description

    The pre-hardened, exceptionally clean engineering and tool steel.

    Toolox® 40 is a pre-hardened steel suitable for engineering components and mold applications. It possesses good dimensional stability after machining.

    Toolox® 40 features the same machinability as the conventional P20/W.Nr 1.2311 steel, despite its nearly 100 HBW higher nominal hardness, in combination with the renowned high dimensional stability of Toolox®. This makes Toolox® 40 your ideal choice in engineering components that require higher strength, or in molds and dies that demand higher wear resistance.

    Dimension Range

    Toolox® 40 is available as plates in thicknesses between 0.236 - 5.118". Other dimensions can be available on request.

    Mechanical Properties

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      Thickness
      (inches)
      Hardness 1)
      (HBW)
      0.236 - 5.118 247 - 325
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        Thickness
        (inches)
        0.236 - 5.118
        Hardness 1)
        (HBW)
        247 - 325

        1) Hardness is measured, according to EN ISO 6506-1, on a milled surface 0.020 - 0.079" below the plate surface.

        Impact Properties

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          Thickness
          (inches)
          Min impact energy, transverse test,
          Charpy V 0.393x0.393" test specimen 1)
          0.236 - 5.118 15 ft-lbs / 68 °F
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            Thickness
            (inches)
            0.236 - 5.118
            Min impact energy, transverse test,
            Charpy V 0.393x0.393" test specimen 1)
            15 ft-lbs / 68 °F

            1) Impact testing according to EN 10 025, EN ISO 148 with a 0.079" striker.

             

             

             

            Ultrasonic testing

            Ultrasonic inspection is carried out according to : EN 10 160 with extra demands according to specification SSAB V6.

            Tolerances

            More details are given in SSAB’s brochure Toolox® Guarantees and on www.toolox.com.

            Thickness

            Tolerances according to Toolox® Thickness Guarantee.

            Toolox® Guarantees meets the requirements of EN 10029 Class C but offers more narrow tolerances.

            Length and Width

            Tolerances according to EN 10029.

            Flatness

            Tolerances are according to Toolox® Flatness Guarantees, which are more restrictive than EN 10029 Class N (steel type L).

            Surface Properties

            According to EN 10163-2 Class B Subclass 3.

            Delivery Conditions

            Quenched and Tempered at a minimum temperature of 1094 °F.

            On delivery from SSAB the plates meet the following specifications:

            • Free from mill scale
            • Not repair welded

            Delivery requirements can be found in SSAB’s brochure Toolox® Guarantees or www.toolox. com.

            Recommendations and instructions

            pdf 384 Kb
            Toolox® in engineering applications
            pdf 783 Kb
            Machining recommendations for Toolox®

            Used for

            • Tooling & Engineering
            • High temperatures (up to 590°C)

            Available standard

            • EN 10029

            High-strength engineering tool steel

            The new generation of tool steel.