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Tool steels serve a large range of applications in hot and cold working of metals as well as injection moulding of plastic or high alloys.
Ledeburitic tool steels are mainly used in cold working operation where an extremely high wear resistance is requested. Therefore, these steel present coarse and very hard primary alloyed carbides.

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Authors: BALLADON P, Usinor Industeel, Le Creusot (FR);PONSOT A, Usinor Industeel, Le Creusot (FR);LICHTENEGGER G, Bohler Edelstahl GmbH & Co KG, Kapfenberg (AT);RODRIGUEZ IBABE J M, CEIT, San Sebastian (ES);ITURIZZA I, CEIT, San Sebastian (ES);SCHMAUDER S, MPA, Stuttgart (DE);MISHNAEVSKY L, MPA, Stuttgart (DE)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 21142 EN (2004), 183 pp. Euro: 25
Availability: EUR-OP reference: KI-NA-21142-EN-S Available from EUR-OP sales agents URL:
ISBN: ISBN: 92-894-8101-3
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