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Powder metallurgy

Product Description

BÖHLER K890 MICROCLEAN is a high-performance cold work tool steel manufactured using powder metallurgy. It features good toughness, very high compressive strength and excellent fatigue strength. This favorable combination of properties can avoid chipping damages to tools. BÖHLER K890 MICROCLEAN is not only used in cold work applications, but also in mold making.

Property Features

  • Toughness & Ductility: very high
  • Good toughness means safety against cracking of the molds in use: very high
  • Uniformly high strength and toughness, even with large dimensions: very high
  • Wear Resistance: good
  • Compressive strength: high
  • Dimensional stability: very high
  • Excellent homogeneity and isotropy: very high
  • Fine carbide structure: very high
  • Homogeneous microstructure: very high

Technical Specifications

Compressive strength Toughness Wear resistance abrasive Wear resistance adhesive

Chemical Composition

Chemical composition (average %)
0.85 0.55 0.40 4.35 2.80 2.10 2.55 4.50

Available product shapes

  • 6-Side Machining
  • Flat Bar
  • Ground Flat
  • Long Products
  • Plates
  • Ready Pieces
  • Round Bar
  • Round Ground Bar
  • Standard Bar

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