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Alloy Steel for the Performance Racing Industry

Pennsylvania Steel Corporation is proud of its reputation for providing superior steel and steel products to the performance racing industry. A pioneer in the development of alternative steel products for performance automotive applications, Pennsylvania Steel developed FLEXOR® to provide a steel alternative that would outperform or match the performance of existing steel alloys. FLEXOR® is a reliable and effective steel for use in high performance motors, drivetrain, and automotive components.

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FLEXOR® a Unique Chemistry

FLEXOR® a unique chemistry (Cr,Mo,W) provides high tensile and yield strength without sacrificing toughness. FLEXOR® carbides also offer significant wear resistance over other steels. In addition, FLEXOR® exhibits superior machining characteristics, making it ideal for precision components. It has outperformed or matched other alloy steels such as 8620, 4140, 4340 and 9310 in high performance, demanding applications.

If you are interested in manufacturing from a certified blank or would like us to manufacture complete – please contact one of our inside sales representatives for a quotation.

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Comparing FLEXOR® to Other Steel Alloys

FLEXOR® is a unique steel which is neither a standard alloy steel nor a standard tool steel, though it is often mistaken for both. FLEXOR®'S unique chemistry allows it to be used in thousands of applications often as a superior alternative to other alloy or tool steels.

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"At Powerhold we use FLEXOR® exclusively on all our special design work-holding Diaphragms. The performance and machining quality of FLEXOR® is superior to anything we have utilized in the past.

Today’s customer demands a quality product that performs consistently...FLEXOR® enables us to meet that goal every day."

Stephen W. Brown, Purchasing Manager

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