BUFFALO PRECISION 3/8 AISI W-1 3/8 in Drill Rod AISI W-1 Tool Steel

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Price $16.24 / EA
Qty EA
Manufacturer #:3/8 AISI W-1


Heat slowly to 1450°F. hold 20 minutes per inch of greatest crosssection after tool reaches furnace temperature (minimum holding time – 20 minutes). Quench in water or 10% brine solution to 150°/200°F. Temper immediately 2 hours per inch of greatest cross-section at temperatures shown to achieve the desired hardness. W-1 Tool Steel is a general purpose waterhardening tool steel with a 1.00% Carbon content. It offers an excellent combination of physical properties with an outer case that is abrasion resistant in the 60 Rockwell “C” range with a soft, ductile inner core. W -1 is the easiest of all steels to machine with a machinability rating of 100 as a basis for comparison with other tool steels.


Brand Name Buffalo Precision Products Item Name Drill Rod
Type Water Hardening Diameter 3/8 in
Material Tool Steel Grade AISI W-1


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