Bohler Special Steels

For generations, the name BÖHLER has been synonymous worldwide with top quality specialty steels. BOHLER steels are used in the most diverse applications: as dimensionally stable stainless steel plastic mould tools, for producing goods, as coldwork steels for punching, bending, and cutting, as hot-work steels for pressure die casting, or as highly stressed specialty steels in aircraft, in turbines for energy production, in medical technology, or in offshore oil production. The Bohler Brand is led from its production units in Austria in Kapfenberg (for Bar, Billet & Wire), Murzzuschlag (for Sheet & Plate), Waidhofen (For Strip & Profiles).

Bohler UK is structured into three core businesses:

Specialty Metals Division - specialise in Oil & Gas, CPI & Energy industries

Aerospace Division - operate in the Aviation and Power Generation segments

Tool Steel & High Speed Steel Division - support all sectors with high performance steels for tooling applications

All steel stock is held in a new purpose built warehouse facility at Bohler-Uddeholm UK Headquarters in Oldbury, West Midlands. The new KASTO system is the tallest in the UK and one of the largest in Europe. With an average picking time of 6mins, orders can be picked and despatched the same day. Value Added solutions give customers access to cutting, machining, bevelling, testing and other services providing turnkey customer solutions. This includes an onsite testing service, used when customers require additional certification to that supplied by the Mill.

The Specialty Metals Division offer a wide range of nickel alloys, special steel and duplex grades especially for the oil & gas, CPI & energy markets from stock. In 2016 the product range was expanded to include tube, pipe and bored bar in stainless steel, duplex and nickel-alloy grades formerly marketed under the Schoeller Bleckmann UK name. The combined stock range and value-added services, from bar to tube to forged components, give us a unique, world-beating portfolio of products which are ready to serve our demanding industries from stock.

Bohler Aerospace is recognised as a leading producer of special materials for the aerospace industry, together with a worldwide reputation in turbine blading bar. Success in supplying to such industries has only been achievable by gaining the relevant approvals from many of the top OEMs throughout the UK, who are recognised on a global scale, proving that our quality is second-to-none.

Bohler Tools and High Speed Steel Division focus on high-performance steels specifically designed to improve the service life of tools, enabling our clients to increase productivity, reduce cost and maximise their production processes. Our product portfolio is extensive, ranging from powder metallurgy steels, cold-work tool steels, plastic mould steels and hot-work tool steels to high-speed steels. This reflects the broad customer segments we supply, which include: automotive, packaging, aerospace, medical, recycling and motorsport.

If you have a specific design specification to fulfil or a problem to solve, a Bohler UK metallurgist will be happy to advise you on possible solutions.

As well as stocked grades, Bohler UK can offer direct deliveries from our mills to your works. For customers who have limited storage facilities or desire a stocking program to suit JIT working practices, Bohler UK can offer a tailored solution.

Please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss your needs.

Main Contact Details

Phone: 0121 543 2355
Fax: 0121 552 8625

European Business Park
Taylors Lane
West Midlands
United Kingdom
B69 2BN

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Additional Contacts

Paul HarveyGroup Technical Manager0121 543
Specialty Metals (Oil & Gas and other specialty steels)Tube & Pipe Sales - 0121 552 1535Bar & Plate Sales - 0770 478
Aerospace (for Aviation & Powergen)  0121 552
Tool Steel & High Speed Steel (High performance steels & Tooling applications)  0121 552


Aerospace:  Aircraft components, Aerospace fasteners

Architecture Building and Construction:  Swimming pool fittings

Automotive:  Automotive trim

Fasteners:  Bolts, Tie bars, Washers, Specialised fasteners, Non-standard fasteners

Flat Products (Coil, Sheet, Strip, Plate):  Blanks, Circles, Coil, Cold rolled flat products, Hot rolled flat products, Hot rolled lengths, Notched flat products, Plasma cut pieces, Plates, Polished coil, Polished plate, Polished sheet, Precision strip, Sheet - general, Sheet - mirror finish, Slit flat products, Strip, Sheet - bead blasted, Waterjet cut pieces, Laser cut pieces, Cold sawn pieces, Angle profiled pieces

Food and Drink Processing:  Brewery plant, Food processing equipment, Canning equipment

Forgings:  Closed die forgings, Open die forgings

Heating and Ventilation:  Chimneys, Ductwork, Fume extraction equipment, Heating panels, Ventilation systems, Insect mesh

Long Products (Bar, Rod and Wire):  Bars - bright drawn, Bars - bright ground, Bars - flat, hot rolled, Bars - flat, rolled edge, Bars - free machining, Bars - general, Bars - hexagon, Bars - round, Bars - square, Wire, Wire - profile, Wire - round, Wire products, Wire rod, Bars - hollow

Materials Handling:  Storage bins


Primary Products:  Billets, Blooms, Ingots, Slabs

Process Plant:  Actuators, Bellows expansion joints, Blenders, Calorifiers, Cooling jackets, Cooling panels, Dimple jackets, Dished ends, Distillation plant, Electropolishing plant, Electropolishing products, End plates, Filter trays, Filters, Heat exchangers, Heating jackets, Limpet coils, Mixing tanks, Nozzles, Nuclear equipment, Packing rings, Pharmaceutical equipment, Pickling plant, Pressure vessels, Processing tanks, Tanks, Valves, Valves - ball, Valves - check, Valves - gate, Valves - globe, Valves - hygienic, Valves - needle, Vats, Vessels, Passivating plant, Weld cleaning machines

Scientific, Technical and Medical:  Autoclaves, Autopsy tables, Bed pans, Computer disc shutters, Dental equipment, Hospital equipment, Hospital trolleys, Instrument trays, Laboratory units, Measuring equipment, Medical equipment, Mortuary equipment, Operating theatre equipment, Scalpels, Sterilisation equipment, Surgeons hoppers, Surgical implants, Surgical instruments

Sections:  Angles, Channels, Profiles - cold drawn, Profiles - cold rolled, Profiles - general, Profiles - hot extruded, Profiles - hot rolled, Profiles - special, Sections - cold formed, Sections - general, Sections - rectangular hollow, Sections - special, cold drawn, Sections - special, cold rolled, Sections - I & T shaped, Sections - circular hollow

Ships and Marine:  Harbour equipment, Yacht fittings, Yacht rigging

Sinks and Sanitary Products:  Sinks - laboratory, Sinks - non standard

Tube Products:  Flanges, Pipefittings, Pipeline fittings, Pipes, Tube fittings - bends, Tube fittings - butt welded, Tube fittings - capillary, Tube fittings - collars, Tube fittings - compression, Tube fittings - elbows, Tube fittings - general, Tube fittings - hygienic, Tube fittings - meters, Tube fittings - push in, Tube fittings - screwed, Tube fittings - socket weld, Tube fittings - tees, Tube systems, Tubes - aircraft, Tubes - annealed, Tubes - automotive, Tubes - capillary, Tubes - coiled, Tubes - cryogenic, Tubes - cut pieces, Tubes - decorative, Tubes - drawn, Tubes - general, Tubes - heat exchanger, Tubes - HF square & rectangular, Tubes - hygienic, Tubes - perforated, Tubes - polished, Tubes - process, Tubes - rectangular, Tubes - round, Tubes - seamless, Tubes - square, Tubes - textured, Tubes - unannealed, Tubes - welded

Water and Sewage Treatment:  Effluent treatment equipment

Welding and Cutting Products:  Cutting gases, Gas cutting equipment, Weighing equipment, Welding consumables, Welding electrodes, Welding equipment, Welding fluxes, Welding gases, Welding wires, Electrochemical weld cleaning machines, Brazing fluxes

Raw Materials:  Nickel raw materials

Engineering Consumables:  Saw blades - circular, Saw blades - bandsaw

Product marking & traceability:  Marking & identification, Traceability software

Products provided IN-HOUSE


Heat Treatment:  Surface hardening, Bright annealing, Hardening and tempering, Heat treatment - general, Nitriding, Precipitation hardening

Cutting, Blanking and Piercing:  Blanking, Circling, Cutting gases selection, Flame profile cutting, Laser cutting, Plasma cutting, Sawing, Waterjet cutting

Design Services:  Reverse engineering

:  Heat Treatment

Information and Advisory:  Advisory, Consultancy, Technical advice - general, Technical advice on alloy selection, Technical advice on welding procedures, Technical information, Technical publications, On-site training

Surface Treatment:  Tube polishing (external), Tube polishing (internal), PVD Coating

Testing Services:  Chemical analysis, Corrosion testing, Failure analysis, Inspection services, Mechanical testing, Metallography, Scanning electron miscroscopy, Testing services

Primary Processing:  Melting, Forging

Services provided IN-HOUSE


Office and Postal Address: BSSA, Regus, Blades Enterprise Centre, John Street, Sheffield S2 4SW

Registered Office: Pegasus House, 463A Glossop Road, Sheffield S10 2QD

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