Micro-Melt® 23

UNS #T11323

Micro-Melt® 23 is a general-purpose powder high speed tool steel possessing an excellent combination of wear resistance, toughness, and strength. With a typical working hardness range of HRC 62-66, the alloy displays low distortion in heat treatment and good grindability. May be considered for many types of applications where a combination of good abrasion resistance, toughness, compressive strength, and temper resistance are required.

Type Analysis

  • Carbon (Nominal) 1.3
  • Silicon (Maximum) 0.35
  • Tungsten (Nominal) 6.3
  • Manganese (Maximum) 0.3
  • Chromium (Nominal) 4.2
  • Molybdenum (Nominal) 5
  • Iron (Nominal) Balance
  • Vanadium (Nominal) 3.1

Applications

Hobs Milling Cutters Punches Thread Roll Dies Form Tools Taps End Mills Broaches Drills Rolls Slitter Knives General Cold Work Tooling.

Applicable Specifications

Billet

Flats

HIP'd Shapes

Powder

Rounds

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