BETHLEHEM HW 8 is a high-alloy hot-work tool steel containing chromium, molybdenum and vanadium. Its combined characteristics comprise high red-hardness, high abrasion-resistance, resistance to heat-checking, and adequate toughness for its many applications. This datasheet provides information on composition, physical properties, hardness, elasticity, and tensile properties as well as fracture toughness. It also includes information on high temperature performance as well as forming, heat treating, machining, and joining. Filing Code: TS-248. Producer or source: Bethlehem Steel Corporation.