As a leader in metal injection molding for the last 20 years, we pride ourselves on our material expertise. This guide walks you through typical material properties for MIM Tool Steels. Tool steels are a family of steels that contain dispersed carbides in a hardened steel matrix. These steels are used in high impact, metal cutting, and many other hot and cold wear applications. Need help choosing the best option? Let our application experts take a closer look.