April 30, 2013
Mate Precision Tooling offers a variety of tooling made of M4PM™ high-speed steel. The line includes TRUMPF®-style size 0 and 1 punches, QuickLock™ size 1 punches, NEXT™ size 40 and 76 punches, TRUMPF-style size 5 and 10 multitool punches and dies, and LongLife™ slitting punches and die inserts.
M4PM is a proprietary metallurgical steel composition that uses a particle metallurgical manufacturing process and triple temper heat treatment. The tool steel provides wear resistance and toughness to increase tool life, the company reports.