Similar Steel Grade-DIN1.2436, JIS SKD2, GB Cr12W

Chemical Composition (%)

Cold Work Tool Steel AISI D6 is a high carbon, high chromium tool steel grade offering very high wear resistance with edge holding quality. It is an air hardening alloy tool steel.

Excellent resistance to wear and abrasion.

Good through hardening properties and dimensional stability combined with high resistance to


Cutting-edge endurance quality.


Blanking dies for cutting transformers sheets, paper and plastic blades, deep drawing tools, stamps, moulds for pressing abrasive powders, tools.