Böhler (or Boehler) M261 Extra is a precipitation hardening steel grade for plastic molds with good machinability in the precipitation hardened condition. It is used in the processing of plastics by offering high compressive stress and high wear resistance. This datasheet provides information on composition, physical properties, hardness, and elasticity. It also includes information on heat treating and machining. Filing Code: TS-732. Producer or source: Böhler Edelstahl GmbH & Company KG. See also Alloy Digest TS-736, September 2016.