tool steel

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n tool steel alloy steel that is suitable for making tools; is hard and tough and can retain a cutting edge
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Tool steel Hard steel, usually crucible steel, capable of being tempered so as to be suitable for tools.
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Usage

In literature:

They could grind up and swallow anything but tool-steel reinforced with diamond chips.
"Attention Saint Patrick" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
The tool is made from a piece of sheet steel about 1/2 in.
"Mission Furniture" by H. H. Windsor
Solid tool-steel shafts of smaller diameter than the tubes previously used were decided upon.
"The Early History of the Airplane" by Orville Wright
As the rock hit the steel tool with a clang, something queer happened.
"The Curlytops on Star Island" by Howard R. Garis
The steel tools, made and tempered by students, were specially admired.
"The American Missionary - Volume 52, No. 2, June, 1898" by Various
A steel-pronged tool to search for defects in the bore of a gun.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
Tool-steel alone will serve.
"The Ascent of Denali (Mount McKinley)" by Hudson Stuck
This is a most excellent tool, and is forged of European steel, which they procure in bars.
"Children of Borneo" by Edwin Herbert Gomes
I hustled back to where we had left our automobile, and got a small steel bar from the tool-box.
"Fire Mountain" by Norman Springer
The tools that made them were also made of steel.
"Bear Trap" by Alan Edward Nourse
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In news:

The model HL82-H24 will reportedly be used for processing tool steels in LMC's facility.
The Tool Steel Manufacturing Process.
The P/M Process for Tool Steel Production.
One of the most interesting examples of this synergy comes out of its cutting tool and specialty steel operations.
Tool steel heat treatment is fun.
PM Tool Steel with an Integrated Surface Coating.
Rolling Meadows, IL, manufactures and distributes tool and die steels to companies involved in stamping, forming and fabricating.
Manchester Tool & Die Inc offers a new 4-page brochure detailing its steel fabricating and production machining services, as well as the production machining and tube end forming services from BKB Manufacturing.
Wooden tools used by baseball players and steel tools used by farmers have always been found in one place — Cooperstown .
For example, a 3.15-inch cube of D-2 tool steel during hardening grew by 0.08% in one dimension , while shrinking in the other two dimensions .
The 24-inch-high, 21-inch-wide tool organizer is made of denim and hangs on any wall using built-in steel corner grommets.
The most common method, according to the company, is to use a steel stamp that is built right into the tooling of the die.
Piercing tools will be constructed of high-quality alloy steel, and feature an easy-to-use design and enhanced field serviceability.
I remember the halcyon days when M2 high speed steel (HSS) turning tools hit the market.
Klein Tools' KT-630 Cushion-Grip nut drivers are made of carefully heat-treated and tempered steel, with a cushion-grip handle that resists slippage, allowing users to apply greater torque.
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