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M2 Tool Steel Hardened & Ground Round


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M2 tool steel hardened and ground round is the most commonly used grade of the high speed category. It is a molybdenum tungsten grade with excellent toughness, wear resistance and red hardness, making it preferable in applications where it is exposed to high heat condition from high machining speeds. M2 tool steel is generally suitable for use in applications specified for T1 high speed steel. Some applications include: drill bits, reamers, taps, gear cutters, lathe tools, broaches, boring tools, forming rolls, inserts, punches, milling cutters and end mills. Common trade names include Mustang, Double Six, Vasco M2, REX M2, Micro-Melt M2, Speedstar, Thyrapid 3343, TRM-2, Cheyenne, Sixix, Molite 2, Motung 652, Braemow, 66 HS, DBL-2, Molva-T.

  • Finish: Precision Ground
  • Condition: Hardened to 61-63 Rc
  • Applications: cutters, punches, tools, taps, reamers
  • Specifications: ASTM 600, J437, T11302, AISI M2
  • Available in 12" lengths
  • Color Code: PURPLE
  • Tolerances: +/-.001"



    Chemical Composition:

    Carbon: 0.85/0.95
    Chromium: 4.00
    Molybdenum: 5.00
    Tungsten: 5.50/6.50
    Manganese: 1.30
    Vanadium: 2.00
    Silicon: 0.20/0.40
    Phosphorus: 0.030 max
    Sulfur: 0.030 max




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    M2 Tool Steel Hardened & Ground Round Stock Sizes:

    1/8" Dia M2 Hardened & Ground Round
    3/16" Dia M2 Hardened & Ground Round
    1/4" Dia M2 Hardened & Ground Round
    5/16" Dia M2 Hardened & Ground Round
    3/8" Dia M2 Hardened & Ground Round
    7/16" Dia M2 Hardened & Ground Round
    1/2" Dia M2 Hardened & Ground Round
    9/16" Dia M2 Hardened & Ground Round
    5/8" Dia M2 Hardened & Ground Round
    11/16" Dia M2 Hardened & Ground Round
    3/4" Dia M2 Hardened & Ground Round
    13/16" Dia M2 Hardened & Ground Round
    7/8" Dia M2 Hardened & Ground Round
    15/16" Dia M2 Hardened & Ground Round
    1" Dia M2 Hardened & Ground Round

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