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Flat Bar Plastic Mold Steel 1.2311 / 3Cr2Mo Density 7861 Kg/M³ With QT Treatment

Categories Plastic Mold Steel
Brand Name: CF
Model Number: 1.2311, P20, PDS-3, 3Cr2Mo
Certification: ISO / Mill Test Certificate
Place of Origin: China
MOQ: Negotiable
Price: Negotiable
Payment Terms: T/T, L/C
Supply Ability: 1000 MT per month
Delivery Time: 7-15 days
Packaging Details: Standard Export Packing or As per request
Heat treatment: Annealed/Q + T
Surface treatment: Black/Peeled/Polished/Machined
Delivery condition: Forged or Hot rolled
Test: SGS/Ut 100%/Element testing
Shape: Round/plate/sheet/flat bar
Hardness: 28 to 32 HRC
Flaw detection: CC / DD/ EE
Service: Free Sample and 24 hours online
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Flat Bar Plastic Mold Steel 1.2311 / 3Cr2Mo Density 7861 Kg/M³ With QT Treatment

Flat Bar (P20/ 1.2311/ 3Cr2Mo) of Plastic Mold Steel with Q+T Treatment

widely using range steel P20 special mould steel Prehardening Wear Resistance Corrosion resistance mechanical behavior 1.2311 P20 Prehardening Corrosion resistance special Plastic Mold Steel plate Material is a versatile, low-alloy tool steel that is characterized by good toughness at moderate strength levels. The special purpose Prehardening mold steel P20 steel plate is commonly used for plastic injection mold cavities and tooling and for die casting dies for zinc. widly using range steel 1.2311 P20 special mold steel plate material is typically sold in the pre-hardened condition at a hardness of approximately 300 HBW. And wth good cutting mechanical property and Corrosion resistance

Physical Properties of 1.2311, P20, 3Cr2Mo

Density: 0.284 lb/in3 (7861 kg/m3)

Specific Gravity: 7.86

Modulus of Elasticity: 30 x 106 psi (207 GPa)

Thermal Conductivity:

24 Btu/ft/hr/°F

41.5 W/m/°K

Machinability: 60-65% of a 1% carbon steel

1, Features

a, Good hardness uniformity and polishing property,good machining properties.

b, Good integral machanical performance when under high temperature, high Corrosion resistance

c, Good heat-resistance and fatigue-resistance,very high mechanical behavior,cutting mechanical property.

d, Pre-hardened to HRC28-32, can be directly used on mould processing, shorten the construction period.

e, High putity and homogeneous structure of China's biggest ESR production base for its strict requirement in the whole process of exploitation, smelting, vacuum degassing, ESR, forging, annealing, inspection.

2, Equivalent Grades


3, 3Cr2Mo 1.2311 P20 Chemical Composition (Wt%)

Steel GradeCSiMnCrMoSP

4, Available Size (mm)

Plate Size(mm)Flat Bar Size(mm)Round Bar Size(mm)



5, Recommend Heart Treatment

Heating temperature ºCTempering
temperature ºC
First preheatingSecond preheatingLast heatingCooling wayHardness (HRC)
1180-12001130-1150≥850Oil Cooling50-522002≥48

6, Applications

Used for various lager-sized or medium-size precision plastic mould and alloy parts.

a, Ideally suited for the production of plastic moulds;

b, Die holders, zinc die casting dies, backers, bolsters and injection moulds;

c, Shafts, rails and wear strips;

7, Packing: Standard Export Packing or As per request

HEAT TREATMENT of 1.2311 P20 PDS-3 3CR2Mo

Forging: P20 plastic mould steel are forged at 1093°C (2000°F) down to 899°C (1650°F). Forging below 871°C (1600°F) is not recommended for these steels.

Annealing: Annealing takes place at 760-788°C (1400 to 1450°F) and then the steels are cooled slowly in the furnace at a temperature less than 4°C (40°F) per hour.

Stress Relieving: When dies are heavily machined, we recommend stabilising just before finish machining in order to relieve machining strains. Heat to 460-500°C. Soak well and allow to cool in the air.

Hardening: Heat the steel uniformly to 820-840°C until heated through. Quench in oil.

Tempering: Heat uniformly and soak at the tempering temperature for at least one hour per 25mm of section. Allow to cool in still air.

Carburising / Case Hardening: Tools produced from may be case hardened, which can achieve a surface hardness of 55 to 59 HRc.

Tufftriding: At 570ºC tufftriding of 1.2311 P20 PDS-3 3CR2Mo tool steel will give a surface hardness of approximately 700HV. Allowing two hours treatment the surface hard layer will be approximately 0.1mm.

Hard Chromium Plating: To avoid hydrogen embrittlement P20 should be tempered for 4 hours at 180°C for 4 hours after hard chromium plating

Flame / Induction Hardening: Flame or induction hardening of P20 will achieve a hardness of 50 to 55HRc. Air cooling is preferable, though smaller components may require forced cooling. Temper immediately after hardening.

Cold Working:P20 plastic mould steel are capable of being readily cold worked by using conventional tooling methods with the alloy in the annealed condition.

Welding: Conventional methods are used for welding of P20 plastic mould steel.

Forming: P20 plastic mould steel can be readily formed by conventional methods in the annealed condition.

Machinability: P20 plastic mould steel have excellent machinability at about 80% that of water hardening steels.

Product Tags:

plastic mould steel


p20 mold steel

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