D-2 Air Hardening Tool Steel from Diehl Steel Available in Variety of Forms

CINCINNATI, OH (October 22, 2012) – D-2 air hardening tool steel from Diehl Steel is available in flats, hollowbar, rounds, squares, metric and standard forms. It is a versatile high-carbon, high-chromium, air-hardening tool steel characterized by a relatively high attainable hardness and numerous, large, chromium rich alloy carbides in the microstructure. These carbides provide good resistance to wear from sliding contact with other metals and abrasive materials.

Diehl Steel’s D-2 tool steel provides an effective combination of wear resistance and toughness, tool performance and price. Diehl can machine D-2 tool steel to toolmaker tolerances using its Accu-Square process, and typically ships in-stock orders in 24 to 48 hours.

About Diehl Steel

Diehl Steel is an international supplier of quality tool steel, alloy steel, CPM powder metal, mold steel, carbon steel, stainless steel and aluminum products and services.   The company offers standard and custom cut and machined sizes of flats, bars, squares, sheets, plates, drill rod, hollow bar and rounds.  With its unique Accu-Square process, the company can square metal block to toolmaker tolerances. Diehl Steel focuses on serving the rapid turn-around needs of the tool and die, mold shop, machine shop, and O.E.M. industries, typically shipping in-stock items in 24 to 48 hours.