Definition of tool steel in English:

tool steel

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noun

[mass noun]
  • Hard steel of a quality used for making cutting tools.
    More example sentences
    • But unlike stereolith, it uses a variety of metal powders, creating hard tooling out of tool steel or even unique ‘hybrid’ metals.
    • Wear characteristics compare favorably with hard tool steel under low loads.
    • Of the many cold-work applications for tool steel, special mention should be made of the cold punching of plate having a thickness greater than about 3mm.

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