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ABRAMS Premium Precision Plates

Premium P-Plates from Tool Steel - Precision Plates

P-Plates made from 1.1730 or 1.2312 are Standardised Steel Plates. These standardised P-Plates can be used in a wide variety of applications. For example for mould structures and machine parts to buildings construction.

To guarantee low distortion during further processing the Premium Precision Plates, the primary material is normalised / tempered. Furthermore the thickness of the undrilled Standardised P-Plates is precision ground and the thickness and width are milled to tight toleranzes. 

Tolerances

Premium P-Plates [PPP]
For example.: 296,0 x 346,0 x 17,0 mm

W finely milled, Tol. +0,15 / -0 mm
L finely milled, Tol. +0,15 / -0 mm
ground, Tol. +0,35 / +0,20 mm

Properties of Premium P-Plates

Standardised P-Plates have high wear resistance, toughness and good machinability. Due to its high dimensional accuracy and surface quality, these steel plates are perfectly suited for the production of moulded plates.

Technical Properties of 1.1730 P-Plates

The 1.1730 Premium P-Plates are unalloyed and normalised, have excellent machinabilty and can be used for unhardened components, e.g. fixture construction. Due to its carbon content of 0.45% the standardised plates can be hardened but with a low depth of hardening. These precision plates made from cold work steel can be used as shallow depth case-hardener with a hard surface and tough core.

Working Hardness:

Tensile strength:
(approx. on delivery)
Machinability:
Toughness:
Wear resistance:
Corrosion resistance:

approx. 190 HB (on delivery)
to 54 HRC
approx. 650 N/mm²




Technical Properties of 1.1730 P-Plates

The 1.1730 Premium P-Plates are unalloyed and normalised, have excellent machinabilty and can be used for unhardened components, e.g. fixture construction. Due to its carbon content of 0.45% the standardised plates can be hardened but with a low depth of hardening. These precision plates made from cold work steel can be used as shallow depth case-hardener with a hard surface and tough core.

Working Hardness:
approx. 190 HB (on delivery)
to 54 HRC
Tensile strength
(approx. on delivery):
approx. 650 N/mm²
Machinability:

Toughness:

Wear resistance:

Corrosion resistance:

Technical Properties of 1.2312 P-Plates

The 1.2312 P-Plate is a tempered, cold work plastic mould steel with added sulphur which gives this Premium P-Plate its good machinability. The 1.2312 Plates are less polishable and more difficult to edge, due to the added sulphur.

The high through-hardenability of the 1.2312 enables its uniform component strength. There is no distortion as the Precision-Plates do not need to be further heat treated.

Working Hardness:

Tensile strength:
(approx. on delivery)
Machinability:
Toughness:
Wear resistance:
Corrosion resistance:

approx. 32 HRC (on delivery)
to 50 HRC
approx. 1100 N/mm²




Technical Properties of 1.2312 P-Plates

The 1.2312 P-Plate is a tempered, cold work plastic mould steel with added sulphur which gives this Premium P-Plate its good machinability. The 1.2312 Plates are less polishable and more difficult to edge, due to the added sulphur.

The high through-hardenability of the enables its uniform component strength. There is no distortion as the Precision-Plates do not need to be further heat treated.

Working Hardness:
approx. 32 HRC (on delivery) to 50 HRC
Tensile strength
(approx. on delivery):
approx. 1100 N/mm²
Machinability:

Toughness:

Wear resistance:

Corrosion resistance:

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What Premium P-Plates are used for?

Precision-Plates are used in a wide variety of applications due to their toughness and easy machinability. Depending on which steel grade, of P-Plates, is being chosen, there are a variety of properties which can be chosen with applications and specific requirments in mind.

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Areas of applications for Premium P-Plates

Some of the main areas to use Premium P-Plates:

  Mould making

  Gauge making

  Mechanical engineering

  Prototype development

  Punching tool construction

  Fixture construction

  Toolmaking

P-Plates for mould making

P-Plates are often used for the production of plastic moulds. The ability to withstand high temperatures and impact stresses makes them ideal for this application

Die cast moulds

Standerdised components

Standerdised moulds assemblies

Injection moulds

P-Plates for toolmaking

Due to its wear resistance and toughness, these P-Plates are ideal for the production of various tools like forming bars and die casting moulds.

Inserts

Sliders

Cutting tools

Injection moulding tools

Forging Tools

High precision tools

Spacer bars for tools

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P-Plates for prototyp development

With a good surface finish, Premium P-Plates are often used for prototyping or small production runs, when a quick and cost effective material processing is required.

P-Plates for special applications

P-Plates can be used in applications that need a combination of high hardness and good machinability and can be applied in the automotive industrie, aviation- and aerospace technology.

P-Plates for mechanical engineering

In the production of machine components P-Plates are used as the “standard material” for machine components like:

  Joints

  Guides

  Machine components

  Fixture components

  Base plates

  Mould inserts

1.2312 P-Plates can be used for:

  Fixtures
  Base plates
  Mounting parts
  Mould frames
  Plastic moulds
  Plastic processing
  Die casting moulds
  Hydroforming tools
  Recipient slieves
  Folding bars
  Tool holders

1.1730 P-Plates are suitable for:

  Construction material
  Fixtures
  Base plates
  Moulded frames
  Column frames
  Small moulds
  Hand tools
  Simple knives
  Hammers
  Tongs
  Forks
  Hatchets
  Axes
  Scissors
  Screwdrivers
  Chisels

ABRAMS® Premium P-Plates

The specification for Premium P-Plates is available in the following Steel Grades:

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