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Material type
Material name

Tool steel H13 | 1.2344 | X40CrMoV5-1 - Annealed state

Alternative names
1.2344, X40CrMoV5-1
Process compatibility
CNC machining
David Nguyen, Mechanical Engineering Lead
H13 is a chromium hot work tool steel widely used in hot and cold work tooling applications. lt has good machinability, good weldability and ductility. The chromium content assists to resist softening when used at high temperatures. H13 tool steel offers an excellent combination of shock and abrasion resistance, and possesses good red hardness.
David Mechanical Engineering Lead at Protolabs Network