This steel is one of the shock resisting tool steel types with very good thoughness in combination with high hardenability. Impact- resistant, tungsten-alloyed cold-work tool.
1.6CrW2Si is an impact resistant tool steel.
2.Its composition and performance are similar with 5CrW2Si .
3.It has higher quenching hardness and high temperature strength
For cutting tools (dies, punchers) for plate, woodworking tools, blanking dies for cutting sheet metals up to 12 mm thickness, trimming andsplitingdies,coldpiercingpunches,performingpunches,shearblades,chippingknives,pneumaticchisels,coiningtools,coldshear blades,ejectors.
Physical properties (average values) at ambient temperature