ES Maximum 500 – 1.2343 ESU

Hot work steel with good toughness as ESR

Good high temperature strength, resistance to thermal shock and high temperature wear with the very highest toughness, a combination of characteristics to match the highest requirements encountered in use;compliance with all requirements of SEP 1614, VDG and the DGM conditions of delivery for extrusion tools.

Product features
  • X 37 CrMo V 5-1
  • As-supplied condition: structurally treated max. 229 HB (770 N/mm²)
  • General fields of application: For particularly high requirements for homogeneity and toughness for pressure die casting tools for light metal; toolsfor forging machines, dies, die inserts, extrusion tools, punches and press dies for light metal processing, tools for screw, nut and bolt manufacturing, hot shearing knives, highly polished plastic moulds.
  • ES Maximum 500 is manufactured using the latest secondary metallurgy techniques. Numerous complementary quality improvement processes result in an extremely homogenous hot worksteel with isotropic properties.
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  • Round Bar

    Round Bar

    We stock rolled or forged material in production lengths of 3 to 4 meters. Generally available in peeled or machined condition.

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  • Flat Bar

    Flat Bar

    We supply rolled or forged flat material as bars, sheets or blocks.

    Some steel grades are also available with a pre-milled surface.

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  • 6-Side-Machining


    With our optimized machining shop we are in the position to provide you with any requested dimension.

    For this we also guarantee you shortest delivery times and  high economic efficiency.

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  • Standard Bar

    Standard Bar

    Standard bars produced according to mills‘ specification, in length of 500 mm.

    Thickness precision ground, width ground or milled, length milled, surface free of decarbonisation, corrosion resistant packing.

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