01 Tool Steel Sheet

Introduction 1.2510

O1 is an oil hardening cold-work tool steel.

It is a carbon manganese tool steel, possessing excellent dimensional stability during heat treatment.  O1 is used for the production of ground flat stock, a precision material used in tool making and other engineering applications.

01 Chemical Composition

Carbon – 0.95%
Manganese – 1.25% max
Chromium – 0.5%
Vanadium – 0.2%
Tungsten – 0.5%

Werkstoff nr. 1.2510
BS UNS T31501
SAE J437
FED QQ-T-570
SAE J438

Typical Applications

Typical applications:

Press tools & broaches
Rotary Cutters
Ground Flat Stock
Clipping, Marking Punches
Wear plates
Slitting cutters
Deep drawing dies
Screwing tools

Our range

Our stock sheets are all supplied in the annealed condition.
We typically supply O1 in a range of sheet sizes, from 2.46mm through to 8.65mm thick in a hardness of around 200vpn.

We do not supply Mill Certificates with orders, we only supply Certificates of Conformity.