1.1730 (EN8)

Medium carbon unalloyed tool steel (EN8)

Product features
  • C 45 U
  • As supplied condition: Annealed to a hardness of about 190 HB (650 N / mm2) Good Machinability, shallow depth case hardening steel.
  • Applications: mould frames, components for plastic moulds, blowing and foam moulds with relatively low polishability requirements, uncured components in moulds, tools and jigs and fixtures.

Technical data

Chemical analysis
C Si Mn
0.45% 0.3% 0.7%


Technical Information

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