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Product Description

BÖHLER K105 is a 12% ledeburitic chromium steel and corresponds to material number 1.2601 (X165CrMoV12). This commonly used tool steel is highly resistant to abrasive wear. Compared to modern cold work tool steels, BÖHLER K105 has the advantage of simple heat treatment with lower hardening temperatures and single tempering. The improved tempering resistance of BÖHLER K105 compared to the conventional tool steel 1.2080 also enables nitriding treatment of tools.

Property Features

  • Dimensionally stable, high carbon, high-chromium (12%) steel.
  • Particularly suitable for air hardening.
  • Good toughness.

Technical Specifications

Compressive strength Dimensional Stability in heat treatment Toughness Wear resistance abrasive Wear resistance adhesive

Material Numbers

1.2601 ~T30402 X165CrMoV12 ~D2 ~Ch12MF

Chemical Composition

Chemical composition (average %)
1.60 0.35 0.30 11.50 0.60 0.30 0.50

Available product shapes

  • Long Products
  • Open Die Forgings
  • Plates

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