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Flat Ground Stock
Gauge Stock, Tool Steel

TMT offers flat ground stock in a variety of metals.


Please call for sizing and additional information.

Flat Ground Stock Tolerances

Width +.005 -.000
Thickness +/-.001
Length + 1/4 -.000
Squarness Edge to surface .003 per inch of thickness

End to Edge .004 inch of width


FGS
0-1
An electric furnace melt oil-hardening tool steel supplied with a fully spheroidized structure. It is a non-shrinking general purpose tool steel. It has excellent abrasion resistance, toughness, and machinability characteristics.

Analysis: C .85-1.00, Mn 1.00-1.40, Cr .40-.60, Si .50 MAX, W .40-.60, V .15-.50

Heat Treatment: Sections smaller than 1/4'' heat to 1450 - 1475 F and hold until heated through. For larger sections, preheat to 1200 F, then raise to 1450 - 1500 F to hardening temperature, hold one-half hour per inch of cross section. Quench in oil at 125 - 150 F and temper immediately.

0-1 Sizes Available


FGS
A-2
Is a fine grain, electric furnace air-hardening, 5% chrome tool steel. It is a superior quality steel which has excellent wear and abrasion resistance properties. It is furnished with a fully-spheroidized structure and is free of decarb and other surface imperfections.

Analysis: C .95-1.25, Mn 1.00 Max, Cr 4.75-5.50, Mo .90-1.40, V .15-.50

Heat Treatment: Preheat thoroughly at 1450 F, then raise to hardening temperature 1725 F - 1800 F and soak uniformly. For larger sections, use high side; for thin or smaller sections use low side. Quench in still air or dry air blast at 125 - 175 F, then temper immediately.

A-2 Sizes Available


FGS
D-2
A high carbon, high chromium tool steel possessing outstanding wear resistance. It hardens with a minimum amount of distortion. Applications include lamination dies or any long run dies where abrasion and wear resistance are prime factors in the selection of the tool steel. It is widely used for punches, cutters, reamers blades, knurls, and spinning, forming and seaming tools.

Analysis: C 1.50, Si .20-1.00, Cr 12.00, V .80, Mo 1.00

Heat Treatment: Preheat thoroughly at 1450 - 1500 F, then heat to 1800 - 1850 F and hold till heated through to assure uniform heat in the piece. Quench in still air or dry air blast at 125 F to 150 F. Use high side of the hardening range for thicker sections. Temper immediately to desired hardness. For most applications a tempering temperature of 350 to 550 F is employed.

D-2 Sizes Available


FGS
0-6
An oil hardening graphitic tool steel possessing a very high machinability rating. It also hardens with a minimum amount of distortion. 0-6 also has a high resistance to galling and possesses moderate wear resistance.

Analysis: C 1.45, Si 1.20, Cr .20,Mn .80, Mo .25, S .03

Heat Treatment: Preheat thoroughly at 1200 - 1250 F, then heat to 1475 - 1550 F and hold till heated through to assure uniform heat in the piece. Quench in 125 F light quenching oil. Use high side of the hardening range for thicker sections. Temper immediately to desired hardness. For most applications a tempering temperature of 375 to 450 F is employed.

0-6 Sizes Available


FGS
S-7
An excellent shock steel that can be and is often used in hot work applications where the tool temperature does not exceed 1000 F. Hi shock combines the qualities of high strength and good ductility for cold and medium hot work applications.

Analysis: C .45-.55, Mn .20-.80, Si .20-1.00, Cr 3.0-3.5, V .20-.30, Mo 1.30-1.80

Heat Treatment: Preheat thoroughly at 1200-1300 F and raise to hardening temperature of 1725 F. Hold for one hour and quench in still air. Upon reaching 150 F, steel should be tempered without delay.

S-7 Sizes Available




 

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