D2 Tool Steel (DM Studio System)

A versatile tool steel for applications that require tooling material grade strength

D2 is a versatile high-carbon, high-chromium air-hardening tool steel characterized by its high hardness and compressive strength after heat treatment. This tool steel offers extremely high wear resistance properties, dimensional stability, and corrosion resistance in the hardened condition, a key benefit for conformal cooling applications. D2 is used for a wide variety of cold work tools that require a combination of wear resistance and moderate toughness, such as coining and sizing tool members, blanking and forming dies, shear cutting tools, gauges, burnishing tools, and other wear parts.

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D2 Tool Steel is used for a wide variety of cold work tools that require a combination of wear resistance and moderate toughness, such as coining and sizing tool members, blanking and forming dies, shear cutting tools, gauges, burnishing tools, and other wear parts.
With the Studio System 2, D2 tool steel parts demonstrate excellent mechanical properties on a more accessible platform than legacy powder bed fusion 3D printing alternatives.

 

 

 

Applications

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Cold Forming Tooling Components

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Conformally Cooled Injection Molding Inserts & Cavities

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Tool Components for Press & Sintering Powder Metallurgy (Punches & Dies)

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Cutting Components

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Shear Cutters

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Material Properties

TRANSVERSE RUPTURE STRENGTH 
(After Quench & Temper)

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3.1 (GPa)

HARDNESS (HRC) 
(After Quench & Temper)

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56.5

DENSITY
(After Quench & Temper)
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7.53 g/cm³

Performance Scale

Strength
Flexibility through heat treatment
Corrosion Resistance

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