DIN 1.2436 SKD2 AISI D6 Tool Steel

DIN 1.2436 SKD2 AISI D6 Tool Steel

Categories:Steel Forgings

Model No.:D6

Round: Dia 16.0mm-1000mm.

Square/Flat: Th 10-120mm x W 30-610mm.

Length: as your request.

Surface: Black/rough turned.....


 DIN 1.2436 SKD2 AISI D6 Tool Steel 


Typical applications for AISI D6 tool steel include blanking and shearing tools, drawing tools, drawing dies, mandrels, press tools, forming tools and shear blades. AISI D6 tool steel is suited to applications where maximum wear resistance is required.

Quality Standard

-ASTM A681 Standard Specification for Tool Steel Alloy.

-BS EN ISO 4957-2000 Tool Steel.

-JIS G4404-2006 for Tool Steel.

Steel Grades

ASTM                             DIN                               JIS                             GB/T

D6                                1.2436                          SKD2                        Cr12W

Chemical Composition(%)

Steel GradeCSiMnPSCrW
1.24360.35-0.450.60 max0.60 max0.030 max0.030 max11.0-13.50.60-0.90
D62.00-2.300.20-0.400.30-0.600.030 max0.030 max11.0-13.00.65-1.25
SKD22.00-2.300.10-0.400.30-0.600.030 max0.030 max11.0-13.00.60-0.80
Cr12W2.00-2.300.40 max0.40 max0.030 max0.030 max11.5-13.50.65-0.90

Heat Treatment

Annealed: AISI D6 tool steel is supplied in the annealed and machineable condition. Re-annealing will only be necessary if the tool steel has been forged or hardened by the toolmaker. To anneal heat to 800-840°C and slow furnace cool. Hardness after annealing will be approximately 225 brinell.


1,000 ton per month.


Chemical analysis, Mechnical analysis, Ultrasonic testing, Metallographic, Straightness, Surface quality and dimension report.


Each bundles of max 3,000kg with several steel strips, Two tags on each bundle, Wrapped in waterproof paper, PVC sleeve, and sackcloth with several steel strips.

Mill’s Test Certificate

EN 10204/3.1 with all relevant data reg. chem. composition, mech. properties and results of testing.

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