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Alloy Steel for Workholding Applications

Pennsylvania Steel Corporation is proud of its reputation for providing superior steel and steel products used in manufacturing alloy steel workholding products. FLEXOR®'s; proven record as durable and effective steel for machine tools, jigs, fixtures, diaphragm chucks, collets and other work-holding tools is due to its versatile properties. It has outperformed or matched other alloy steels and tool steels such as 4340, 8620, 4130, 4140, and 4150 when used to manufacture work holding tools and fixtures.

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alloy steel for workholding applications
alloy steel for workholding applications

FLEXOR®'s Unique Chemistry

FLEXOR®'s unique chemistry (Cr,Mo,W) provides high tensile and yield strength coupled with significant wear resistance, compared to comparable steel alloys. In addition, FLEXOR® exhibits superior machining characteristics, making it ideal for precision machine tool components.

FLEXOR® is available as rounds, ground rounds, decarb-free, cold- and hot-rolled.

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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