What are the uses of tool steel?

Tool Steels are used to make many knid of tooling for the forming of consumer or industrial goods. Tool steels are used as rollers, knives, punches and dies for the forming, shaping or trimming of metals and other materials like plastic or vinyl. Some examples of operations that use tool steel are: chopping of refuse during the recycling process, forming of beverage cans and bottles, compaction of gears for automobile transmissions and extrusion of vinyl for window frames.