High quality dies

Glassware tool steel


The drive for quality and productivity in the glassware industry requires manufacturers to use dies combining a perfectly polished surface with high heat checking resistance, wear resistance and oxidization resistance.

Aubert & Duval Glassware tool steels offering

Aubert & Duval offers the most comprehensive range of tool steels for the glassware industry on the market.  We tailor our products to match requirements such as:

  • Perfectly polished surface
  • High heat checking resistance
  • Wear resistance
  • Oxidation resistance
  • Resistance to mechanical stress

Glassware tool steels grades

  • APX®V: Martensitic stainless steel, with corrosion resistance between 13% chromium and 18-8 steels, high resistance to organic acids, certain mineral acids and chloride-polluted media, good mechanical properties and resistance to hot oxidation
  • R2449: Good mechanical properties and resistance to hot oxidation
  • MPY: Precipitation-hardened Nickel base superalloy with excellent corrosion resistance and excellent mechanical properties up to 950°C.

Main applications

  • Tableware
  • Electric cookers
  • Optical glasses

Metal Powders for additive manufacturing

Aubert & Duval provides metal powders for 3D printing of tooling parts, find out more

For specific grades, dimensions or applications contact us

See also


Tool steels for plastic molding


Tool steels for plastic molding


Martensitic stainless steels