Available product shapes: Long Products

Product description

BÖHLER M261 EXTRA is a precipitation-hardening steel grade for plastic moulds, featuring excellent machinability in the as-supplied, i.e. solution annealed and aged, condition. There is no need for an additional heat treatment, significantly shortening the throughput time.

Property features

BÖHLER M261 EXTRA – follows current trends in tool and die-making:
  • excellent machinability coupled with higher hardness,
  • good dimensional stability,
  • excellent nitriding properties;

and in the processing of plastics by offering:

  • high compressive strength,
  • high wear resistance.

Technical data

Chemical composition

0.13 0.30 2.00 0.35 3.50 1.20 1.20

Chemical composition (average %)


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