W403

Product Description

Vacuum remelted hot work tool steel with high temper resistance and therefore maximum resistance to heat checking.

Property Features

  • Good macro- and microstructure with lowest levels of segregation
  • Lowest gas contents
  • Lowest levels of unwanted trace elements
  • Excellent homogeneity and isotropy
  • Highest degree of cleanliness
  • Good toughness
  • Best polishability
  • Best heat checking resistance (resistance to thermal fatigue)
  • Very high thermal stability

Technical Specifications

High temperture strength High temperature toughness High_ temperature wear resistance Machinability

Material Numbers


~ 1.2367 ~ X38CrMoV5-3


Chemical Composition

0.38 0.20 0.25 5.00 2.80 0.65

Chemical composition (average %)

Available product shapes

  • Long Products
  • Open Die Forgings

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