M2 is a general purpose high speed steel giving good toughness, good machinability, wear resistance and high compressive strength. Used in a wide variety of applications, such as woodworking tools, punches and dies, circular cutters, lathe tools and broaches. It is also suitable for press tools, blanking and cold extrusion tools.

Mean analysis

Carbon 0.85% Chromium 4.10%
Molybdenum 5.00% Tungsten 6.40%
Vanadium 1.80%

BSS stock M2 sheet in 1.2,  1.6,  1.8,  2.0 , 2.5  3.0, 3.5 and 4.4mm