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Carpenter R.D.S.® Alloy Tool Steel (Oil-Hard) (AISI L6)
Categories: Metal; Ferrous Metal; Tool Steel; Oil-Hardening Steel

Material Notes: R.D.S. tool steel is an oil hardening die steel which combines extreme toughness with very little size change when heat treated. It is available as a DeCarb-Free product. DCF bars have been cold finished in the mill, eliminating the need for bar bark removal.

Applications: Hobs, Collets, Punches, Forming Rolls, Blanking or forming dies, Thread roller dies, Embossing dies, Shear blades, Stamps, Swaging dies, Slitting shears, Slitting cutters, Clutch parts, Pawls, Dogs, Stops, Knuckle Pins, Spindles, Fingers, Indexing pins, Clutch pins

Information provided by Carpenter Technology Corporation.

R.D.S.® is a registered trademark of Carpenter Technology Corporation.

Key Words: UNS T61206
Vendors:
Available Properties
  • Specific Gravity
  • Hardness, Rockwell C, Tempered at 800°F
  • Hardness, Rockwell C, As hardened
  • Tensile Strength, Ultimate, when tempered at 400°F
  • Tensile Strength, Yield, when tempered at 400°F
  • Elongation at Break, when tempered at 400°F
  • Reduction of Area, when tempered at 400°F
  • Modulus of Elasticity
  • Izod Impact Unnotched, when tempered at 400°F
  • Charpy Impact, V Notch, when tempered at 400°F
  • Charpy Impact, Unnotched, when tempered at 400°F
  • Abrasion, ASTM G65, loss in mm3, As-Hardened
  • Abrasion, ASTM G65, loss in mm3, Tempered at 650°F
  • CTE, linear
  • CTE, linear
  • CTE, linear
  • Transformation Temperature, Ac1
  • Carbon, C
  • Chromium, Cr
  • Iron, Fe, As Balance
  • Manganese, Mn
  • Nickel, Ni
  • Silicon, Si
  
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Carpenter Technology Corporation (Cartech)

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