Definition of Tool steel
1. Noun. Alloy steel that is suitable for making tools; is hard and tough and can retain a cutting edge.
Specialized synonyms: High-speed Steel, Hot-work Steel
Lexicographical Neighbors of Tool Steel
Literary usage of Tool steel
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Machine Tool Operation by Henry D. Burghardt (1919)
"Machine Steel and Carbon tool steel.—Steel under 50 point carbon does not harden perceptibly, and is called "low carbon" or "mild" or "machine" steel. ..."
2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1916)
"See tool steel Steel alloys High-speed steel alloy by new process. Sel Ara 115:171 Ag 19 '16 How to select industrial steels. AE Paige. ..."
3. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1914)
"42550 A. tool steel The Hardening of Carbon and Low- Tungsten tool steels. ... 37791 B. Relation of Price of tool steel to Manufacturing Costs. DG Clark. ..."
4. Steel and Its Heat Treatment by Denison Kingsley Bullens (1916)
"CHAPTER XVI tool steel AND TOOLS THE problem of selecting a proper grade of steel in relation to the work required is one hitherto met by the steel ..."
5. Bulletin by Mysore Geologists' Association (1918)
"Edwards, ET Composition of high speed tool steel. Iron Age. ... Matthews, JA and Stagg, HJ The hardening of tool steel. Iron Age. 94, 1340 (1914). 278. ..."
6. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1914)
"tool steel MATERIALS OF CONSTRUCTION on the constitution of steel and the ... 42550 A. tool steel The Hardening of Carbon and Low- Tungsten tool steels. ..."
7. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"This is costly when the best tool steel is used, hence large numbers of tools comprise ... tool steel usually ranges from about J in. to 4 in. square; ..."
8. Journal by Iron and Steel Institute (1892)
"Annealing tool steel.—At the works of Messrs. Saunders' Sons, New York, all steel to be made into cutting tools or dies is heated in a coke oven to a red ..."