A very good steel for all types of surface treatments
Uddeholm Sleipner is a high alloyed tool steel with a very broad property profile. It is also a very good steel for all types of surface treatments. This combination means that Uddeholm Sleipner is an extremely versatile conventional tool steel for medium run cold work tooling. In East/South East Asian countries served by Assab, Uddeholm Sleipner is sold as Assab 88.
- Good wear resistance
- Good chipping resistance
- High hardness (> 63 HRC) after high temperature tempering
- Good dimensional consistency in heat treatment
- Good machinability and grindability
- Good surface treatment properties