Browse Standards AMS6408D
Current Revised 2013-01-03

Steel, Hotwork Tool, Bars and Forgings, 5.2Cr - 1.5Mo - 1.0V (0.35-0.45C) (H-13), Electroslag Remelted (ESR) or Consumable Electrode Vacuum Arc Remelted (VAR) Annealed AMS6408D

This specification covers a premium aircraft-quality, low-alloy steel in the form of bars, forgings, and forging stock.

These products have been used typically for hotwork tooling or for parts requiring a steel capable of through-hardening to a minimum hardness of 50 HRC in section thicknesses up to 12 inches (305 mm) with relatively high levels of strength, fatigue resistance, ductility, and thermal stability for use in service from -100 to +1000 °F (-73 to 538 °C) and where such parts may require welding, but usage is not limited to such applications.

AMS6408D
2013-01-03
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Revised
AMS6408C
2009-03-09
Historical
Revised
AMS6408B
2004-01-23
Historical
Revised
AMS6408A
2000-09-01
Historical
Reaffirmed
AMS6408
1989-01-01
Historical
Issued

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