PM M-48 High Speed Steel

Common Tradenames: PM M-48, CPM® REX® 76, ASP® 2048

PM M-48 is a tungsten type super high speed steel hardenable to RC 68-69. It contains high vanadium for excellent abrasion resistance and cobalt for excellent red hardness. PM M-48 is ideal for special purpose cutting tools requiring super high hardness and red hardness, excellent wear resistance and good toughness.

Chemical Composition

Carbon 1.50%
Molybdenum 5.25%
Chromium 3.75%
Cobalt 8.50%
Vanadium 3.10%
Tungsten 9.75%

Typical Applications

Broaches Milling Cutters
Gear Hobs Tool Bits
Taps End Mills
Shaper Cutters High Hardness Forming Tools

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