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A2 Tool Steel

From extreme cold to high heat, A2 tool steel performs with stability and precision.

The A2 tool steel performs with stability and precision

A2 tool steel: your go-to material for superior wear resistance.

In heat treatment, A2 Tool Steel Stock is known for its exceptional toughness and dimensional stability. Because of these properties, it is a versatile tool steel with outstanding performance and a low price. It is a medium-carbon, high-chromium tool steel that falls between oil-hardening and D2 high-carbon, high-chromium tool steel.

Quality A2 Tool Steel

A2 steel resists chipping and so lasts longer, making it a more cost-effective option than high-carbon D2 steel. If you are on the lookout for quality A2 round bar stock, here in Forte Precision Metals, we assure you to get the round bar stocks that fit your need.

A2 Round Bar Common Uses

  • Hammers
  • Knives
  • Long Punches
  • Rolls
  • Master Hubs
  • Plastic Injection Tooling
  • Slitters
  • Gauges
  • Mandrels
  • Shear Blades
  • Woodworking Cutting Tool
  • Precision Tools
  • Chuck Jaws
  • Dowel Pins

A2 Tool Steel Properties

Physical Properties 


Specific Gravity 

Modulus of Elasticity 

Shear modulus 

Poisson’s ratio 

Elastic modulus 


0.284 lb/in3 (7861 kg/m3)


30 x 106 psi (207GPa)

11300 ksi


27557-30457 ksi

A2 Round Bar Chemical Elements















The Advantages of Using A2 Round Bar

The advantages of using an A2 round bar are that it can be cut, drilled, turned, and bent without compromising strength or toughness. This makes it perfect for use in construction, where the need for high-quality products is imperative.

A2 round bar can be used for various purposes, such as making machine tools, forging parts for manufacturing equipment, and making molds and dies. It is widely used to produce multiple products such as pipes, tubes, channels, rafters, beams, columns, and other parts of buildings.

This is incredibly strong. These are more commonly used in building structures such as bridges and towers. They are also widely found in the automotive industry and are often used as structural components for cars.

Purchase the A2 Round Bar

The a2 tool steel stock is a forged steel bar for machine tools, construction, and other industrial applications. The a2 round bar is used in production and many industries and applications. It can be found in the aerospace industry, automotive industry, and more.

A2 round bar is a steel stock made from a round bar. It has a higher yield strength and excellent bending resistance than other steel bars. It is available in various shapes and sizes, most commonly square, hexagonal, octagonal, and round bars.

Forte Precision Metals is here if you need an efficient steel round bar supplier and a centerless ground bar supplier who provides quality  round bar stocks! We work closely with our clients to ensure their precision ground bars are delivered to the correct specifications.

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Forte Percision Metals, Inc.
9234 Parklane Ave. Franklin Park, IL 60131
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