At West Yorkshire Steel we provide an efficient service combined with knowledge of our steel grades and specifications. An ISO 9001 accredited family run business serving industry's special steel requirements since 1975.
Quality steel, reliably delivered.
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Tool steel grades are supplied to British Standard BS4659 BS EN ISO 4957, European Standards Werkstoff and DIN, American AISI ASTM A681 specifications available in cold work tool steel, hot work tool steel and plastic mould tool steel. Tool steel specifications are available in bar, plate, sheet and bandsaw cut pieces from round or rectangular section. Ground tool steel products including silver steel bar and gauge plate / ground flat stock can be supplied in standard and non-standard sizes and specifications.
|BS4659||AISI ASTM A681||Werkstoff||DIN 17350 BS EN ISO 4957|
|BP20 + Sulphur||P20+S||1.2311||90MnCrV8|
|KE960||1.2083||40CrMnMoS 8 6|
Stainless steel specifications including Precipitation hardening grades, austenitic stainless, martensitic, duplex and super duplex and high alloyed stainless steel grades are available in round bar, flat bar and plasma cut stainless steel plate and guillotined stainless sheet.
Conforming to British, European and International standards, high speed steel grades are available in round bar, flat bar, plate and sheet. High Speed Steel Tool Bits are supplied in diameters, flats and squares.
|BS4659||AISI ASTM A681||Werkstoff||DIN 17350|
|BM2||M2||1.3343||BS EN ISO 4957|
Alloy steels including engineering steel, high tensile steel, nitriding steel, case hardening steel, oil & gas steel specifications conforming to British (BS970), European (Euronorm EN10083), American (AISI) and International standards.
|BS970 EN Grades||BS970||DIN||AISI|
|EN19 EN19T EN19U EN19A||708M40||50CrV4||4130|
|EN24 EN24T EN24U||709M40||51CrV4||4140|
|EN26 EN26W EN26X||817M40||4145|
|EN40 EN40B EN40BT||655M13||4330V|
|BS970 EN Grades||BS970||DIN|
Flame cutting / steel profiling of mild steel, boiler plate steel and medium carbon steel grades can be supplied normalised / stress relieved. Flame cut steel profiles can be Lumsden ground or precision ground to size.
|BS970||BS EN||ASTM ASME|
|EN8||10025 S275||A516 Grade 60|
|EN9||10025 S275JR||A516 Grade 65|
|EN3||10025 S355||A516 Grade 70|
|EN32||10025 S355J2+N||A285 Grade C|
|080M40||10207 SPH 265|
|080A42||10028 P265 GH|
|070M55||10028 P355 NL1|
|1501 161 430A|
|1501 161 430B|
|1501 224 490B LT50|
|1501 223 490B LT50|
|1501 225 490B LT50|
Annealed spring steel or hardened and tempered spring steel strip, spring steel plate and sheet. Carbon spring steel silicon manganese spring steel and chromium vanadium (chrome vanadium) spring steel (AISI 6150, 50CrV4) are supplied in round and flat bar. Stainless spring steel strip is available in grade 301 spring temper rolled.
11% to 14% high manganese steel available in plate. X120Mn12, 1.3401, Mangalloy, Hadfield Steel is an austenitic working hardening steel.
BS EN 1561 1563
DIN 1691 1693
BS EN 1563
All grades can be supplied as steel bar, steel plate, steel sheet or cut from block. Non-standard sizes can be produced. To provide you with the product that you want we offer a full range of services; with automated band sawing facilities for cut steel blanks, profiled sheet and plate. West Yorkshire Steel supply stainless steel plasma cut plates and flame cut steel profiles of carbon steel grades. Steel bars can be centreless ground. Steel plate can be Lumsden ground or precision surface ground to tight tolerances. Steel sheet can be guillotine cut to size.
The quality management system of West Yorkshire Steel Co Ltd has been assessed and approved by many of our customers. West Yorkshire Steel Co Ltd has been assessed and registered by ICS Registrars Ltd to ISO 9001:2008 quality assurance standard, with continuous reassessment to ensure the ongoing supply of quality products and a continued commitment to service and quality.
All products can be supplied with either a Certificate of Conformity, Material Certificate or 3.1b Mill Certificate. Please ensure that you provide details of your required certification when placing any orders.
A copy of our ISO 9001:2008 approval certificate can be downloaded.
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