We are gladly available for you from Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 17:00. Use this link to find the contact persons for your region.

Your contacts

Headquarters Wolfurt
+43 5574 6706-0

Service & support

Hot runner systems
+49 6204 6069-0

Control systems
+49 6293 9203-0

Your message:

Shopping cart {{ (warenkorbCtrl.warenkorb.bestellNummer ? (' [' + warenkorbCtrl.warenkorb.bestellNummer + '] ') : '' )}} | {{warenkorbCtrl.warenkorb.items.length}} Items   Change shopping cart


Picture Items Pcs Single price Total price Total price incl. discount

{{warenkorbItem.bezeichnung | artikelBezFilter:warenkorbItem.attributwertEingaben:[{attrPrefix: 'L_', searchPattern: '/...', replacePrefix: '/', replaceSuffix: ''}] }} {{warenkorbItem.bezeichnung | artikelBezFilter:warenkorbItem.attributwertEingaben}}





Please log in to see the precalculated prices and continue with the ordering process.

Lowering tension

In our selected range you can find the right material for virtually any application.

1.2316 Tool steel


DIN:X 38 CrMo 16
AFNOR:Z 35 CD 17
UNI:X 38 CrMo 16 KU
AISI:≈ 422

Chemical composition:



≈ 1010 N/mm²

Thermal conductivity at 100 °C:

18 W/m K


corrosion resistant, high-alloy, polishable, pre-toughened tool steel


molds for processing corrosive plastics

Treatment by

good suitability for:

 is possible:

Etching, EDM

reduces the corrosion resistance


Heat treatment:

already pre-toughened; usually no heat treatment required

Soft annealing:
 760 to 800 °C for about 4 to 5 hours; slow controlled cooling of 10 to 20 °C per hour to about 650 °C; further cooling in air, max. 230 HB

 1030 to 1050 °C
 15 to 30 minutes keeping curing temperature
 quenching in water/oil
 obtainable hardness: 49 HRC

 Slow heating to tempering temperature immediately after hardening. Minimum time in furnace: 1 hour per 20 mm part thickness

Annealing graph:

Technical tip:
  • corrosion resistant like 1.2085
  • for demanding surfaces

To the mould making overview To the die making overview

Available in the web shop as:
Data sheet 1.2316

Open PDF

Material grades brochure

Material grades brochure

Material grades poster

Material grades poster

Log in

Are you already a customer?

If you already have access data for the Meusburger portal, please log in here:

Forgot your password?

The newly generated password is already on the way and should arrive soon in your inbox. We wish you a successful day.

Please enter your email address.
We will send you a new password.

Shop selection

Select your country