W 1.2714

A HRC 40 prehardened tool steel

Material properties
40 HRC pre-hardened standard grade suitable for hot work tools and for the plastic mold industry.
High resistance to wear, high toughness, good polishing properties.

For which applications
Forging dies, hot shear knives, hot punching tools, die holders.
Plastic injection or compression mould cores and cavities, large – size moulds with high quality finish, compression dies under high mechanical and thermal stresses.
Thermoplastics (PE, PS, PP), LFT, thermosetting plastics, ABS, transparent melts.


• Afnor: 55 NCDV7
• Euronorm: 55 NiCrMo V7
• Werkstoff: W1.2714

Chemical analysis

Typical values (weight%). Typical Industeel analysis is in accordance with international standards

C S P Si Mn Ni Cr Mo V
0.55 0.002 0.015 0.3 0.9 1.7 1.1 0.5 0.1

Mechanical properties

2714 grade is delivered quenched and tempered to 360 – 400 HB (37-41 HRC). Higher hardness available on demand.

Rp 0.2 Yield Strength Rm Tensile Strength Elongation K C V 20°C Elastic modulus
MPa ksi MPa ksi % J GPa ksi
376 1045 151 1270 184 10 40 205 29733

2714 grade is also available in annealed condition. For more details please consult.

Dimensional program

Thickness Width
8 – 120 mm 1000 – 2100 mm
For higher thickness please consult

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Technical data and information are to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. However, they may be subjected to some slight variations due to our ongoing research programmes. Therefore, we suggest that information be verified at time of enquiry or order. Furthermore, in service, real conditions are specific for each application. The data presented here are for the purpose of description only, and can be considered as guarantees only when written formal approval has been provided by our company. Industeel reserves the right to change its product range at any time without prior notice.