Bohler Special Steels


Here at Bohler Special Steels, we provide specialist tool steel comprising of cold work, hot work and plastic mould steels. All enquiries for tool steel are handled by the Tool & High Speed Steels department at BUK.

High Speed Steel

We supply unrivaled high speed steels suitable for modern industrial production, such as mass production. Machining is the most important shaping and forming processes and includes extrusion, blanking and punching. Nearly all tools used for this purpose are made from high speed steels.

The characteristic properties of all high speed steel grades include:

  • High working hardness
  • High wear resistance
  • Excellent toughness
  • Compressive strength
  • High retention of hardness and red hardness
  • Strength to prevent breakage on the cutting edge 

Powder Metallurgy

We have invested in the latest technology to enable us to meet increasing high quality standards. We provide high performance materials using powder metallurgy technology to meet constantly changing applications for tools frequently demanding new materials. 

Powder metallurgy technology gives a homogeneous carbide structure for outstanding properties during application.    

Special Materials

We are recognised as a leading producer of special materials for the offshore, aerospace and automotive sectors. We have unrivaled success in supplying to such industries has only been achievable by gaining the relevant approvals from many of the top O.E.M.s throughout the world proving our special materials quality is second-to-none. 

Rolled Profiles

We have over 5,000 different special rolled profiles and counts amongst the world's most experienced producers of rolled profiles. Using our ingenious hotwork forming technique, we are able to achieve a superior quality product. It is cost effective compared to traditional manufacturing processes such as machining, casting, forging or welding.

Precision Strip

Our precision strip is manufactured in mills in Austria. We pride ourselves in finding precision strip solutions to specific customer requirements together with in-depth specialisation. We continue to concentrate our activities on ensuring that our products are of the highest quality, offering distinct advantages and thereby meeting the ever-increasing requirements of our customers.

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