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Our tool steels display excellent wear properties and good toughness which are suited for creating tools.

Tool Steel

Its name derived from its use, tool steel is a carbon-alloy steel that possesses hTool Steelard properties obtained from heat-treated condition. It has a range of 0.5 to 1.5% of carbon and other various components such as molybdenum, tungsten, and chromium.

Because of its carbon component, it is best known for its properties such as hardness, ability to retain its shape in increased temperatures, resistance to abrasion, and wear-resistance allowing it to be widely utilized for cutting and machining of other types of metals like carbon steels, alloy steels, magnesium, and aluminum. 

As such, a tool steel round bar stock is a necessity for industries manufacturing hand and machine tools.

With such a high demand for the excellent quality of a tool steel round bar stock or two, Forte Precision Metals steps up and volunteers its extensive supply and inventory of tool steels to industries that mainly manufacture tool steel products. 

Accordingly, a tool steel round bar stock is primarily used in the materials that are applied in open die forgings which include discs & hubs, seamless rolled rings, shafts, blocks, flanges as well as other forged shapes that are machined to finished components.

Forte Precision Metals manufacture tool steels and tool steel forgings as well as other related products upon customer’s request. We expertly do so since we are not just an excellent tool steel round bar supplier but one that can also efficiently and expertly provide precision grinding services.

It is through our precision grinding services that we get to fulfill and meet corporate specifications which include custom lengths, odd sizes, or in precision or centerless ground bar forms.

Tool steels can be melted to various alloy specifications and may undergo various processes including hot and cold-rolling processes and turn your tool steels into a hot or cold finished bar. 

Below are some of the manufactured parts using Tool Steels:

  • machine tools
  • trimmers & cutting tools
  • tooling blocks
  • dies and tools used for casting, molding, and stamping
  • wear plates
  • drill bits and end mills
  • mining equipment parts

If you need tool steel bars or want to transform them into a hot or cold finished steel bar, contact us or submit a request quote on Forte Precision Metals today!

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Forte Precision Metals provide Precision Ground Bars & Centerless Ground services nationally and worldwide
Forte Percision Metals, Inc.
9234 Parklane Ave. Franklin Park, IL 60131
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