Tool Steel D-2 Oversize Flat Bar, Air-Hardening
Precision Marshal D-2 OVERSIZE Air-hardening Ground Flat Stock d2 Flat Bar has a very high resistance to abrasion and wear, because of its low sulphur composition and higher carbon and chromium content. D2 Flat Bar is a rugged tool steel for almost all types of uses when you want to achieve long life from shear blades, planer blades and industrial cutting tools.
Hardening D-2 OVERSIZE Flat Bar Stock: In a control temperature oven, heat slowly to between 1875-1925°F (788-843°C), and should have a dark yellow color. Remove from heat and allow to air-cool.
Tempering D-2 OVERSIZE Flat Bar Stock: Temper your D-2 OVERSIZE flat bar stock by reheating to 500-950°F to relieve the stresses caused by hardening process, and to achieve the hardness needed. The lower the temperature the d2 flat bar is reheated to, the higher the level of hardness remains. Reheat for no less than 1 hour, and up to two hours.
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* All 'value length' and 'value pack' item measurements are subject to a "mill tolerance". A product may be produced several thousandths of an inch, either over or under the stated thickness, and still be within "mill tolerance". This does NOT apply to Cut To Size items. Those will be +.125", -0.00" tolerances.