BD2 High carbon & chromium non distorting tool steel


BS 4659 COLOUR CODE DESCRIPTION
GRADE D2BD2silver/redHigh carbon & chromium non distorting tool steel
CHEMICAL ANALYSIS
Car1.40 / 1.60
Sil0.60 max
Mang0.60 max
Phos0.035 max
Sul0.035 max
Chr11.5 / 12.5
Moly0.70 / 1.20
Van0.25 / 1.00
MECHANICAL PROPERTIES
Tensile Strength N/MM2 Min Rm  
Yield Stress N/MM2 Min Rm  
Elongation A Min % on 5.65√SO  
Izod Min 
Kcv Min 
Proof Stress 0.2% N/MM2 Min 
Brinell Hardnessann'd 255max
INTERNATIONAL SPECIFICATION COMPARISON
BS 4659 GRADE D2
BS 4659 BD2
GERMAN DIN  
FRENCH AFNORZ160CDV12
SWEDISH SS 
AMERICAN SAED2
EUROPEAN STEEL NO.1.2379
EUROPEAN STEEL NAMEX155CrVMo12-1
EUROPEAN STANDARD 
QUICK VIEW SYSTEM
MACHINEABILITY35
WELDABILITYNot recommended
HARDENABILITYExcellent
SELECTION GUIDE AND USAGE EXAMPLESGood wear resistance tool steel and fairly tough


SIZES.

Size (ins. dia) 11.1/41.1/222.1/23        


Size (ins.) 2 x 14 x 14 x 1.1/44 x 1.1/25 x 26 x 1.1/2
8 x 1.1/28 x 210 x 1.1/210 x 2