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Buffalo Precision Products has launched an online purchasing feature for tool steel cut-offs, in addition to its lineup of flat ground and drill rod products for customers in Canada and the U.S.

Customers can now select from P20, P20 High Hard, Premium H13, 420 Annealed options in Canada, while in the US, they can purchase P20 Modified, Stainless Pre-Hard Holder and Holder off-cuts.

Buffalo Precision says the new feature allows customers the opportunity to purchase pieces of tool steel at an attractive price with the expected ease and reliability of the web shop that customers have come to know.

The company adds that its web shop continues to supply precision flat ground and drill rod at competitive prices, with extensive grades and sizes along with quick delivery. 

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