Since its toughness is better than 2080, it can be used wherever 2080 is used.
It is very suitable for cutting and crushing because it has high wear resistance and high toughness.
It can be used by nitration or tenifer. It is also suitable for PVD/CVD coating due to its secondary hardenability.
This steel is also offered as produced by the powder metal method. (1.2379 Plus)
1.2379 (CPPU) X153CrMoV12 Cold Work Tool Steel