Steel Glossary
1.2343 H 11/BH 11


Chemical Composition %
C Si Mn P S Cr Mo NI V
max. 0.41 1.2 0.50 0.03 0.02 5.5 1.5 0.21 0.5
min. 0.33 0.8 0.25 4.8 1.1 0.3

Hot work steel for the production of highly stressed hot work tools, warm forging dies, die-casting tools, hot shear blades, and forming dies.

You can obtain this material from us as precision flat steel (standard and custom dimensions, VarioPlan, VarioRond, and as raw material cut-to-size.

1.2343 is also available from us as a custom-made machined part according to your specifications.

Tempering Chart

Hardening Temperature: 1020°C, Cross-Sectional Sample: Square 50 mm

Tempering Chart - 1.2343
Heat Treatment Schedule
Heat Treatment Schedule - 1.2343
Continous Cooling Transformation Diagramm

Austenitization Temperature: 1080°C, Holding Time: 15 Minutes

CCT Diagramm - 1.2343
Microstructure Phase Diagram
Microstructure Phase Diagram - 1.2343
High-Temperature Strength Diagram
Warmfestigkeitsschaubild - 1.2343
Isothermal Time Temperature Transformation-Diagramm

Austenitization Temperature: 1030°C, Holding Time: 15 Minutes

Isothermal TTT Diagram - 1.2343
Material info


1.2343 H 11/BH 11

Hot working steel for the manufacture of highly-stressed hot working tools, hot extrusion tools, die-casting dies, hot shear blades and compression moulding dies

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