1.2990 Tool steel stockholders and suppliers, delivering to the whole of the UK and worldwide.

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1.2990 Tool Steel Description

1.2990 tool steel is one of the most popular tool steel grades used around the world. Sheffield Guage Plate is proud to offer a range of different tool steel grades including the newly developed, extremely tough and wear-resistant 1.2990 cold work tool steel.



Tool steel 1.2990 is used for a range of different tool-making applications. For example, punches, dies, cold rolls, shear blades and rotary cutters. Toolmakers choose to use 1.2990 due to the strong, hard and hardenable properties it contains.


1.2990 Supply Form

If you’re looking for steel supplies, Sheffield Gauge Plate is here to help. We stock a range of different materials and can supply in sheet, plate, flat bar and flat ground stock. Furthermore, diameters, as well as non-standard lengths and thicknesses, can be produced in single or multiple cuts.


Please contact our sales team on sales@sgpltd.co.uk or 0114 233 5291 to learn more about the steel grade.

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