Uddeholm Vanadis 8 SuperCleanVanadis 8 SuperClean is the next generation of powder metallurgical steel from Uddeholm. The company claims this high alloyed, high-performance tool steel meets the needs of both toolmakers and tool-users, offering resistance to abrasive wear and chipping.

Uddeholm says it has placed great emphasis on making the material simple to machine for toolmakers and suitable for long run tooling of tough materials such as the high strength materials that are increasingly common in the automotive industry.