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Worldwide producers of tool steels. Manufacturing steel mills located in Sweden, Austria, Germany and Brazil. Suppliers of premium grades of tool steel for optimal tooling performance.

Recent Content on for Bohler-Uddeholm

August 26, 2015
Böhler-Uddeholm hires sales representative
Böhler-Uddeholm, Elgin, Ill., a manufacturer of tooling for metal forming and stamping dies, has named Ayse Hoops as sales representative based in...
August 10, 2015
Böhler-Uddeholm names regional manager
Böhler-Uddeholm, Elgin, Ill., a manufacturer of tooling materials for metal forming and stamping dies, has appointed Jeff Albee as region east...
April 1, 2015
Improving the performance of transfer dies
The use of high-strength work materials has dramatically increased the performance requirements on the stamping and forming tools. The selection of the proper tool steel grade at each transfer die station plays a large role in optimizing productivity. The tooling’s performance may be enhanced further with the addition of a coating.
May 21, 2013
Böhler-Uddeholm opens PVD coating center in Ontario
Böhler-Uddeholm has opened a new PVD coating facility at the Thermo-Tech thermal processing location in Mississauga, Ont. The 9,000-sq.-ft. service...
June 28, 2012
Bohler-Uddeholm adds edge wire capacity
Bohler-Uddeholm Corp., Elgin, Ill., has announced the expansion of the high-speed-steel edge wire capacity at its South Boston, Va., manufacturing...
December 11, 2007
Tooling for forming high-strength material
The demands are increasing for forming with higher-strength work materials, particularly for automotive applications because of their lighter weights. It can be a challenge to find a tool steel material that does not chip, crack, or wear when used on high-strength steels. This article compares various tool steel materials and how they stand up to the challenge.
August 9, 2005
The science of steel
The spray form process is a new manufacturing technique that offers high alloyed tool steel with uniform carbide size and uniform carbide distribution. With less processing steps than P/M and properties better than ingot cast tool steel, SF is an option that offers nearly P/M performance with a cost closer to ingot casting.
March 8, 2005
Tool steel suitable for long runs of UHSS
Bohler-Uddeholm has developed Vanadis 4® Extra, a powder metallurgy (P/M) tool steel suitable for applications with high demands on adhesive wear...
April 6, 2004
Stamping tools for UHSS get tougher
The automotive industry wants to develop cars that are lighter, stronger, and less costly to manufacture. One way it can achieve these goals is to...
September 25, 2003
Choosing the proper steel to minimize abrasive adhesive tool wear
The most disruptive type of failure in any tooling application is when the tool cracks. To prevent this type of failure in cold-work applications, it's important to select the correct steel.
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