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Choose the right tool steel solution.

Discover our wide range of hot work steel, cold work steel and plastic molding steel grades.

Working with the right tool steel is key to guarantee a high productivity and reliability in production processes. Some of the most important steel properties are usually:

  • Cost-effective machinability
  • High resistance to wear
  • Good thermal conductivity and good hardenability
  • Excellent polishing and texturing properties

We are happy to talk from professional to professional and support you and your company with the solution that suits your business best.

Learn more: SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH Tool Steel Solutions Brochure

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John Stocker | Director of Sales
Phone: 800-323-1233, ext. 2345

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What you can expect from us

  • Special steel expertise
  • Consultancy for the right tool steel solution
  • One-stop-shop in the US for our producing companies Deutsche Edelstahlwerke and  Finkl Steel.
  • NADCA certified products

Examples of how the right tool steel enhances your performance

Tool steel for plastic molds

Plastic mold injectors need to keep production cycles short and cost-effective which requires tool steels with excellent thermal conductivity. Mold makers therefore need to make sure that their finished product meets all the technical requirements. This is only possible with steels complying with the highest standards in terms of

  • Machinability
  • Polishability and texturing properties
  • Through-hardenability

Hot work tool steels

Achieving good tool life is essential for maximizing the profit of any forge shop. An appropriate die material must be chosen that is both capable of meeting the estimated die life and able to withstand the forces of manufacturing. Among others, these factors are decisive:

  • Tempering resistance
  • Thermal shock resistance
  • Well balanced hardness and tensile strength

Get the full product and service experience for tool steels

We produce our tool steels in-house in our North American and European steel mills. Our team of experts with year-long experience in the industry understand which specific steel properties will be required for your desired applications. We offer:

  • Technical support
  • Cutting
  • Milling
  • Grinding
  • Heat-treatment
  • Tailor-made supply-chain solutions for your company

Plastic mold steel

Hot work steel

Cold work steel

High-speed steel

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