Product News: Materials & Material Processing

EDM Blanks are pre-hardened, squared, and ground.

Press Release Summary:

EDM Blanks are pre-hardened, squared, and ground.

November 26, 2012 - Available in many popular tool steel grades including AISI A-2 and D-2 (RC 58-62), Ready-Block EDM Blanks are each precision machined to specific thickness, width, and length, within +.010/.020 in. tolerance. Blanks are then hardened and tempered to standard hardness. Starter hole is included at customer's request.

Original Press Release

New Ready-Block(TM) EDM Blanks from Diehl Steel are Pre-Machined and Pre-Hardened

Press release date: November 9, 2012

CINCINNATI, OH – Diehl Steel has introduced Ready-Block EDM Blanks for EDM applications.  The ready-to-use blanks are pre-hardened, squared and ground at Diehl Steel, eliminating the need for customers to machine and heat-treat them prior to use.  They are available in many popular tool steel grades including in-stock AISI A-2 and D-2 (RC 58-62).  

Each block is first precision machined to a specific thickness, width and length, within +.010”/.020” tolerance. They are then hardened and tempered to a standard hardness. A starter hole is included at the customer’s request. 

About Diehl Steel
Diehl Steel is an international supplier of quality tool steel, alloy steel, CPM powder metal, mold steel, carbon steel, stainless steel and aluminum products and services.   The company offers standard and custom cut and machined sizes of flats, bars, squares, sheets, plates, drill rod, hollowbar and rounds.  With its unique Accu-Square process, the company can square metal block to toolmaker tolerances.  Diehl Steel focuses on serving the rapid turn-around needs of the tool and die, mold shop, machine shop, and O.E.M. industries, typically shipping in-stock items in 24 to 48 hours.


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