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Grade
CO.%
Industry
Code
Rockwell
`A'
Scale
Transverse
Rupture Strength (TRS)
PSI
Compressive
Strength
PSI
Density
G/CM
Applications
Grain
Size
Relative
Wear
Resistance
Vol. Loss mm3
IC-6s
6%
SUB-MICRON
92.5-93.5
510,000
850,000
14.80-15.00
Extremely Hard/Light Impact
Blades Wear Parts
.8
3.1
IC-6
6%
C-1,2,9
91.5-92.5
525,000
710,000
14.80-15.00
Excellent Wear/Light Impact
Seal Rings, Slitters, Planer Knives, Compacting Powder Metal, Abrasive Nozzles, Nonferrous Machining, Saw Blades
1.3
3.5
IC-9
9%
C-10
90.0-91.0
590,000
625,000
14.50-14.70
Good Wear/Light Impact
Stamping Dies, Compacting Dies, Can Forming Dies, Necking Dies, Medium Wire Draw Dies, Shearing Knives, Ironing Rings
1.3
4.3
IC-10s
10%
SUB-MICRON
91.0-92.0
625,000
700,000
14.40-14.60
Excellent Wear/Light Impact
Stamping Dies, Compacting Dies, Draw Dies, Rotary Dies, Round Tooling
.8
3.6
IC-311
11%
SPECIAL
88.0-89.0
545,000
610,000
14.25-14.45
Good Wear/Heavy Impact W-EDM
Impact Punches, Extrusion Punches, Coining Dies, Swaging Dies, Draw Dies, Cold Forming
3.0
12.1
IC-13
13%
C-11,12
88.5-89.5
590,000
600,000
14.10-14.30
Good Wear/Medium Impact
Cut Edge Rings, Slitters, Stamping Punches & Dies, Lamination Dies, Extrusion Dies, Draw Dies, Compacting Dies, Blanking Brass & Bronze
1.3
6.9
IC-15s
15%
SUB-MICRON
89.0-90.0
625,000
650,000
13.95-14.15
Excellent Wear/Edge Strength
Lamination Dies, Coining Dies, Blanking Dies, Crush Rolls, Stamping Punches
.8
7.0
IC-15
15%
C-13
87.5-88.5
620,000
560,000
13.90-14.10
Good Wear/Medium Impact
Scroll Dies, Stamping Dies, Lamination Dies, Ironing Dies
1.3
8.6
IC-320
20%
C-14
84.5-86.0
535,000
500,000
13.50-13.70
High Impact/Heavy Shock
Crushing Hammers, Severe Impact Blanking, Header Dies, Difficult Coining & Swaging Dies
3.5
17.3
IC-325
25%
C-17
82.5-84.5
525,000
470,000
13.05-13.25
Extremely Impact
Header Dies
3.5
24.6
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