Available product shapes: Long Products

Product description

Just as mountaineers need the best equipment to conquer the highest peaks, it‘s essential to use the best materials for your tooling to ensure trouble-free production and achieve outstanding tool life. Three reasons why BÖHLER K390 MICROCLEAN is highly cost effective: Extremely high wear resistance, excellent toughness and very high compressive strength. The high-performance powder-metallurgy steel BÖHLER K390 MICROCLEAN is a reliable solution for your difficult cutting, die-cutting and cold forming operations, and it has a very good track record for applications in the plastics industry.

Property features

Benefits for tool & die production in comparison to 10V PM
  • Good machinability because of uniform mechanical properties
  • Excellent grindability even with deep engraving in the tool & die centre
  • Uniform low dimensional change during heat treatment
  • Non sensitive against overheating or long soak times
  • Optimal EDM characteristic due to uniform carbide distribution

Benefits for tool & die use

  • Low unit cost due to longer service life
  • Safety against failure and cutting-edge fractures

Technical data

Chemical composition

2,47 0,55 0,40 4,20 3,80 9,00 1,00 2,00

Chemical composition (average %)

Product videos

Exhibitions and events


Forma Tool
Apr 4, 2017 - Apr 7, 2017 |


AMBA conference (american mould builders assoc.)
May 10, 2017 - May 12, 2017 |

From providing leading-edge benchmarks and industry trends to providing operational and financial best practices, the two-day event is geared to help business leaders learn new ways to improve profitability, connect with industry peers and become better at what they do!


Johanna Geckle

Product manager, cold work tool steels

+43 / 3862 / 20-6066

+43 / 3862 / 20-7563


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