SIMONDS M-2 is a general-purpose high-speed steel with excellent resistance to abrasion and shock. It is a molybdenum-tungsten type of high-speed steel and is not particularly susceptible to decarburization. Its many applications include lathe tools, gear cutters, thread chasers and circular saws. This datasheet provides information on composition, physical properties, hardness, and elasticity. It also includes information on high temperature performance as well as heat treating, machining, and joining. Filing Code: TS-343. Producer or source: Guterl Special Steel Company.