We are moving towards manufacturing of more high precision complex products that are made out of more demanding materials where the room for error becomes smaller and smaller. Constructing a tool is often time consuming and expensive. That is why your tool need to be a reliable partner for a long time.
Klas Forsgren, Application Manager Cold Work at Uddeholm has written a technical article about the subject. This article focuses on the challenges that comes with dimensional changes, both from heat treatment and dimensional stability over time.