A Comparison Table of Different High Speed Steel (HSS) Grade Standards

May 16th, 2009

There are many standards for High Speed Steel (HSS) grades. We make the comparison table based on Chinese grades to try to tell the counterparts of a HSS grade you know in other standards.

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Some Knowledge of High Speed Steel (HSS) and Its Market Position

November 19th, 2008

High Speed Steel (HSS) is a kind of steel containing some other elements: carbon, tungsten, molybdenum, chromium, vanadium, and/or cobalt. After heat treatments, it will have high hardness even at high temperatures. When the cutting temperature exceeds 600°C, the hardness of HSS will not decrease apparently. The cutting speed of cutting tools made of HSS can exceed 60 meters per minute, thus High Speed Steel gets its name.

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