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This heat treated medium carbon alloy is supplied with HRc 27 - 33 and is widely used for applications requiring good wear resistance, toughness, high mechanical properties as well as good machinability.
Typical applications include backup and support tooling, die details, short run dies and machine tool components.
"Brake die" is a widely used quenched and tempered medium carbon alloy steel.