JESSOP DICA B VANADIUM is an excellent hot-work steel. It has an outstanding combination of shock resistance, red hardness and abrasion-resisting properties. It is especially well adapted as a die steel for aluminum and magnesium die casting. This tool steel is capable of withstanding rapid cooling without premature checking. This datasheet provides information on composition, physical properties, hardness, and elasticity. It also includes information on forming, heat treating, machining, and joining. Filing Code: TS-419. Producer or source: Jessop Steel Company.