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Wolfram Special Steel 3 x 100 x 600mm

Original price was: AU $141.90.Current price is: AU $95.00.

One Bar of Wolfram Special Steel 3 x 100 x 600mm. With a high tungsten content and recommended working Rockwell hardness of 64HRC, this special steel is certain to be a game changer. Comes annealed (soft) and ready to work with hand tools.

Availability: In stock SKU: WOLF-3-100-600

Description

One bar of Wolfram Special Steel 3 x 100 x 600mm. An excellent high tungsten-alloyed carbon steel. Made in Sheffield in England, this exciting alloy follows the region’s rich history of steel and cutlery making that goes back centruries. Designed for knife and edged tool makers, it has exceptional wear resistance and great toughness at high Rockwell hardnesses (HRC). With a recommended working Rockwell hardness of 64HRC, Wolfram Special Steel ideal for kitchen knives, razors and woodworking tools.

Comes annealed (soft) and ready to work with hand tools.

Features and Benefits

  • Simple heat treat process that yields high hardness and toughness without the need for a kiln or cryogenic treatment
  • High tungsten content gives superior edge retention and wear resistance, while remaining easy to sharpen
  • Can be heat treated to very high hardness, without risking chipping or breaking during use
  • Has a recommended working Rockwell hardness of 64HRC that provides a great balance of performance and workability
  • Has very low impurities, making it a suitable steel for forging and San Mai applications

Alloy Composition

Carbon (C) 1.13% | Tungsten (W) 2.23% | Manganese (Mn) 0.24% | Chromium (Cr) 0.42% | Silicon (Si) 0.2% | Phosphorus (P) 0.012% | Sulfur (S) 0.016%

Recommended Heat Treatment

  • Heat to 815°C and hold for five minutes
  • Quench in medium speed oild such as Houghton’s G Medium Quench Oil
  • “As quenched” hardness will be approximately 66HRC
  • Temper twice at 200°C for two hours for final working hardness of approximately 64HRC

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Additional information

Weight 2 kg
Dimensions 0.3 × 10 × 60 cm

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