M2 High Speed Steel Composition

M2 High Speed Steel 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 in most applications because of its superior properties over M1 and relative economy.

M2 Composition

C Mn Si Cr W Mo V
0.85 0.28 0.30 4.15 6.15 5.00 1.85