For Tool Manufacturing

Tool steel refers to carbon steel alloys which possess excellent suitability for tool manufacturing and the production of machine dies, due to performance characteristics such as improved hardness and abrasion resistance. Click on an image below to view our material grades.

Tool Steels Range.

Cutting Edge

General performance characteristics for tool steels include good abrasion resistance, deformation resistance and hardness.

The ability of the material to hold a cutting edge even under high temperature makes the material ideal in the manufacturer of products such as cutting tools, machine dies and drills. Different grades offer different performance characteristics.

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Why Choose Smiths?

We offer comprehensive metallurgical support and independent testing services courtesy of our own, UKAS Accredited Testing Laboratory.

We stock products in closer incremental sizes which results in materials which are closer to your finished engineering requirements.

Our bespoke systems perform hundreds of individual checks on all transactions to ensure that your order is processed and fulfilled accurately.