Uddeholm Idun


    Uddeholm Idun is the world’s first patented corrosion resistant tool holder steel. It is delivered in pre-hardened condition and provides the possibility to start machining the finished part directly.

    Uddeholm Idun shares the superior qualities that always accompany the members of the Uddeholm Tool Holder Concept – meeting your requirements on durability while still being good to machine. With Uddeholm Idun we offer you even more: a possibility to change the game. A corrosion resistant steel grade that is delivered in pre-hardened condition.

    Uddeholm Idun allows you to skip the long and costly process of hardening, surface treatment and the transportation in between that is normally required with standard materials. A safe and reliable fast forward button to your finished product. It shortens tool making lead time and improves tool holder durability. It is e.g. perfect for custom made tool holders.

    • Corrosion resistant
    • Big savings in time and money
    • Environmentally friendly
    • First corrosion resistant tool holder grade on the market
    • Delivered in pre-hardened condition
    • No heat treatment or nickel coating needed
    • Good machinability
    • To replace standard tool holder materials
    • Health benefits – no nickel handling

    Uddeholm Idun

    • Corrosion resistance 70%
    • Wear resistance 55%
    • Polishability 80%
    • Toughness 55%


    • Corrosion resistance 10%
    • Wear resistance 10%
    • Polishability 70%
    • Toughness 80%
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    Chemical composition
    Carbon 0.20 Silicon 0.90 Manganese 0.45
    Chromium 13.50 Molybdenum 0.20 Nickel 0.60
    Vanadium 0.25 Aluminium 0.02 Nitrogene 0.10
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