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Material Notes:

Alvar 14 is a chromium-nickel-molybdenumvanadium alloyed steel

ALVAR 14 is characterized by:

• Good toughness • Good resistance to high thermal stresses • Good stability in hardening • Good through-hardening properties

Applications:

Alvar 14 is ideally suited for hot working tools such as:
• Support parts for extrusion tooling, e.g. backers, bolsters • Hot forging tools • Die for tin, lead and zinc alloys • Tools for hot shearing

Physical Properties
Metric English Comments
Density 7.78 g/cc 0.281 lb/in³ hardness of 40 HRC
7.67 g/cc 0.277 lb/in³ hardness of 40 HRC
@Temperature 399 °C @Temperature 750 °F
7.72 g/cc 0.279 lb/in³ hardness of 40 HRC
@Temperature 199 °C @Temperature 390 °F


Mechanical Properties
Metric English Comments
Hardness, Brinell <= 250 <= 250 Soft annealed
330 - 400 330 - 400 Hardened and tempered (36-43 HRC, 1100-1350 Nmm2)
Modulus of Elasticity 215 GPa 31200 ksi (hardness of 40 HRC)
Modulus of Elasticity 185 GPa 26800 ksi hardness of 40 HRC
@Temperature 399 °C @Temperature 750 °F
202 GPa 29300 ksi hardness of 40 HRC
@Temperature 199 °C @Temperature 390 °F


Thermal Properties
Metric English Comments
CTE, linear 13.1 µm/m-°C 7.30 µin/in-°F hardness of 40 HRC
@Temperature 20.0 - 199 °C @Temperature 68.0 - 390 °F
13.9 µm/m-°C 7.70 µin/in-°F hardness of 40 HRC
@Temperature 3.33 - 399 °C @Temperature 38.0 - 750 °F
Thermal Conductivity 36.0 W/m-K 250 BTU-in/hr-ft²-°F hardness of 40 HRC
@Temperature 20.0 °C @Temperature 68.0 °F
36.5 W/m-K 253 BTU-in/hr-ft²-°F hardness of 40 HRC
@Temperature 199 °C @Temperature 390 °F
36.8 W/m-K 255 BTU-in/hr-ft²-°F hardness of 40 HRC
@Temperature 399 °C @Temperature 750 °F


Component Elements Properties
Metric English Comments
Carbon, C 0.55 % 0.55 %
Chromium, Cr 1.1 % 1.1 %
Manganese, Mn 0.70 % 0.70 %
Molybdenum, Mo 0.50 % 0.50 %
Nickel, Ni 1.7 % 1.7 %
Silicon, Si 0.30 % 0.30 %
Vanadium, V 0.10 % 0.10 %