Steel 1.2842 / 90MnCrV8 is a high carbon chromium alloy steel with molybdenum and vanadium. It is used for making cutting tools and measuring implements. The material is also suitable for cold forming operations such as bending, stamping and drawing. The material has good toughness and wear resistance. It also has good machinability and is non-magnetic. The steel can be heat treated to achieve high hardness.
Tough • High machinability • Wear resistant • Non-magnetic