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Best tool steel to use on passivated or EP parts

Best tool steel to use on passivated or EP parts

Best tool steel to use on passivated or EP parts

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Hi All,

We are currently using O1 anvils to crimp parts together which i know could leave iron deposits which defeats the passivation / EP.
We are considering switching to D2 but was wondering if there's a better choice?

TIA

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RE: Best tool steel to use on passivated or EP parts

Before retooling your process, consider using a pickling paste to touch up any contaminated surfaces.

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