HSS M2 is a standard High Speed Steel grade. Having balanced alloy composition forms the basis of its high toughness and good cutting edge retention, rendering it suitable for a large variety of applications. It is highly suitable for cold-forming tools which needs elevated wear resistance.
M2 High Speed Steel (M2) is a tungsten-molybdenum high speed steel with a well balanced composition suitable for a wide variety of applications. World wide, the M2 type is by far the most popular high speed steel having replaced T1 high speed in most applications because of its superior properties and relative economy.