ASSAB Steel - 8407
ASSAB high performance hot work steel

Delivered Hardness:
Annealed to HB185

Chemical Content(%):(For reference only)

C Si Mn Cr Mo V
0.39 1.0 0.4 5.2 1.4 0.9

Comparable Standard:
AISI H13, WNr. 1.2344, SKD61


  • High level of resistance to thermal shock and thermal fatigue
  • Good high-temperature strength
  • Excellent toughness and ductility in all directions
  • Good machinability and polishability
  • Excellent through-hardening properties
  • Good dimensional stability during hardening

Major Application:

  • Die Casting dies and parts
  • Extrusion dies
  • Plastic moulds


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