55NiCrMoV7/1.2714 Hot Work Tool Steel

55NiCrMoV7/1.2714  is an Ni alloyed die steel which has extreme toughness and good through hardening properties with very little size change after heat treatment.55NiCrMoV7/1.2714 is similar to AISI/SAE L6,and is used  for making forging dies,hot shear knives,punches,backing plate,die holders,hot punching tools.

55nicrmov7/1.2714 hot work tool steel

Equivalent Grade Chemical Composition
Grade C% Si% Mn% Cr% Mo% Ni% V% P% S%
DIN 55NiCrMoV7
0.5-0.6 0.1-0.4 0.6-0.9 0.8-1.2 0.35-0.55 1.5-1.8 0.05-0.15 ≤0.03 ≤0.03
AISI/SAE L6 0.65-0.75 0.2-0.4 055-0.85 0.65-0.85 ≤0.25 1.25-1.75 0.2-0.3 ≤0.03 ≤0.03
JIS SKT4 0.5-0.6 ≤0.4 0.5-0.8 0.5-0.8 0.15-0.3 1.4-1.8 ≤0.2 ≤0.03 ≤0.03
GB 5CrNiMo 0.5-0.6 ≤0.4 0.5-0.8 0.6-0.9 0.15-0.3 1.4-1.8 0.07-0.1 ≤0.03 ≤0.03
Shape Size(mm) Process Tolerance Length(mm)
Round Φ6-Φ50 Cold Drawn H11 3000-5800
Round Φ40-Φ120 Hot Rolled -0/+3mm 3000-10000
Round Φ120-Φ1000 Hot Forged -0/+3mm 3000-10000
Flat/Square/Block Thickness:120-800
Hot Forged -0/+3mm 500-6000

Heat Treatment
Annealing  For 55NiCrMoV7/1.2714
1.Nominal Annealing temperature:650-700°C
2.Cool slowly in the furance
3.Maximum Brinell hardness of 255

Hardening and Tempering(QT)  For 55NiCrMoV7/1.2714
1.Nominal Hardening temperature:830-870°C for oil,830-890°C for air.
2.Hold at the temperature then quench in oil or air.
3.Tempering  as soon as possible when the temperature low to ambient temperature
4.Heat uniformly to the required temperature allowing a soaking time of two hours per 25mm of ruling section.
5.A second tempering is highly recommended.
6.keep the material out of the furnace ,then cool in the air

Temperature 200 250 300 400 500 600
Hardness(HRC) 55 54 53 49 45 39
Tensile strength 1910 1850 1790 1630 1490 1210

Stress Relieving For 55NiCrMoV7/1.2714
1.Stress relieving  should be carried out by heating to 650-700°C to reduce distortion during heat treatment.
2.Cooling in furnace to 300-350°C
3.Cooling in air

Mechanical Property( for reference only)
1.Tensile strength: 1220-1330MPa
2.Yield point: 1100MPa
3.Percentage reduction of area after fracture: 55%
4.Elongation after fracture: 14%

Delivery Condition
1.Shape:Round/Square / Flat/Shafts/Rollers/Blocks
2.Surface condition:Black surface/Bright surface
3.Heat Treatment:Annealed/QT
4.Straightness:Max 3mm/m(Enhanced straightness may be available on request)
5.Length:3000-5800mm suitable for 20″container.  above 6000mm,suitable for 40″ container
6.Grain Size: 5-8 acc to ASTM E112-96
7.Typcial Hardness:HRC60-65
8.Ultrasonic Standard: Sep1921/ASTM A388/EN 10228-3
9.Non Metallic Inclusion: 2 max acc to ASTM E45 /K4≤20 acc to DIN 50602
10.Forging Ratio: minimum 4 : 1
11.Marking: Grade/Weight/Length/Size/Heat Number

Quality Certification
A material test report(Inspection Certificate EN 10204 3.1) will be provided, documenting the following:
1.Chemical analysis
2.Mechanical properties
3.Surface hardness
4.Non Metallic Inclusion
5.Heat Treatment Process
6.Grain size
7.Forging ratio
8.NDE test method/criteria

55NiCrMoV7/1.2714 hot work tool steel manufacturers and suppliers, supplied in round rods,square/flat bars,rollers,shafts,blocks and forging pieces.