M-2 High Speed Steel Data Sheet

M-2 is a general purpose molybdenum-type high speed steel exhibiting well-balanced toughness, wear resistance and red hardness properties. This grade is commonly used in cold work punches and dies and cutting applications involving high speed and light cuts.

Chemical Composition

Carbon 0.85%
Manganese 0.28%
Chromium 4.15%
Molybdenum 5.00%
Vanadium 1.85%
Tungsten 6.15%
Silicon0.30%

Typical Applications

BroachesMilling Cutters
Drill BitsPins
ReamersPunches
Powder Compaction Pins

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