Tooled steel is a versatile material that is well-suited to making tools. Steel tool is a predominantly rigid material that withstands heat and resists abrasion. Tooled steel is available in several grades that are each suited to specific applications, such as punches, dies or cutting applications.
M & K Metals’ drill rod steel tool is non-deforming and can be hardened at relatively low temperatures in oil. Tools and dies made from O1 drill rod will provide good wearing and abrasive qualities due to the tungsten and higher chromium content, which gives improved wear resistance.
Drill Rod Applications
Typical applications for steel tool drill rods include the following:
Tooled Steel Options
M & K Metals offers the following types of tooled steel products: