Viking is a versatile, high alloyed tool steel characterized by the right combination of toughness and wear resistance required for heavy duty blanking and forming.

  • good dimensional stability during heat treatment
  • good machinability and grindability
  • excellent combination of toughness and wear resistance
  • normal hardness in the range 52–58 HRC


  • Abrasive wear resistance 35%
  • Adhesive wear resistance 35%
  • Ductility/edge chipping resistance 45%
  • Toughness/gross cracking resistance 45%
Chemical composition
Carbon 0.50 Silicon 1.00 Manganese 0.50
Chromium 8.00 Molybdenum 1.50 Vanadium 0.50
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