Color codes of commonly used tool steel

Color code refers to the identification marked with paint on the steel cross-section or body to identify different steel grades and materials. Color coding is necessary to ensure that steel is correctly identified, used and stored. Tool steel has a wide range of application in many industry sectors known for their exceptional combination of hardness and toughness. We understand how difficult it can be identifying the materials from the steel appearance. That’s why we need color code on the end of flats and round bars. The color codes of commonly used tool steel are shown below:


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