Mate Precision Tooling’s slitting tool system for Trumpf-style punch presses features M4PM tool steel. Fully OEM compatible, Mate LongLife provides high tool performance featuring wear resistance and increased toughness, resulting in higher quality punched parts and longer tool life. M4PM’s metallurgical steel composition uses a special particle metallurgical manufacturing process and triple temper heat treatment. Designed to replace conventional punches and dies, Mate LongLife delivers value to the fabricating process. According to the company, the tool provides fabricators with another option to improve productivity and profitability.