Stainless Mold Base Steel Offers High Machinability

Available from Sturdell Industries, Industeel ArcelorMittal’s SuperPlast Stainless has been engineered with low carbon content, combined with 12 percent chromium content and the addition of alloying elements to achieve high mechanical strength and increased corrosion resistance.

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Available from Sturdell Industries, Industeel ArcelorMittal’s SuperPlast Stainless has been engineered with low carbon content, combined with 12 percent chromium content and the addition of alloying elements to achieve high mechanical strength and increased corrosion resistance. According to the company, an addition of sulfur combined with a specific treatment for sulfides shape improves the machinability of the steel. The material’s free-machining properties also are said to reduce machining time and tool wear.

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