Steel 1.7225 / 42CrMo4
Alternative Designations: 42CrMo4 (ISO/UNE/UNI) | 4140 (AISI/SAE) | 42CD4 (AFNOR) | 708M40 (BS) | 2244 (SIS) | SCM440(H) (JIS)
Steel 1.7225 is a German standard material delivered in pre-hardened condition. It is used for manufacturing various types of plastic molds, hot forging dies, and hot stamping dies. The material can also be used for making cold work tool steels. This material has high strength, toughness, good hardenability and good resistance to impact. It is widely used in the construction of machines, axles, gear shafts, wheel and base plates. It is also used for the production of large plastic molds.
High strength • Tough • Resistance to impact • Hardenability