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Product Description

BÖHLER M261 is a precipitation-hardening steel grade for plastic moulds, featuring excellent machinability in the as-supplied, i.e. solution annealed and aged, condition. There is no need for an additional heat treatment, significantly shortening the workload time.

Property Features

  • Toughness & Ductility: good
  • Wear Resistance: high
  • Machinability: very high
  • Polishability: good
  • Dimensional stability: good

Technical Specifications

Etchability Machinability in as-supplied condition Polishability Through hardenable Toughness Wear resistance

Material Numbers

X13NiCuAlS4-1-1 X13NiCuAl4-1-1

Chemical Composition

Chemical composition (average %)
0.13 0.30 2.00 0.15 0.35 3.50 1.20 1.20

Available product shapes

Information on Long Products ) Presented data refer exclusivly to long products. Please observe the detailed explanations at the end of the data sheet (pdf).

  • Long Products
  • Plates

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