VASCO 8-N-2 is a molybdenum high-speed steel containing a low percentage of tungsten. It can be used successfully for a variety of cutting tools; in fact, it is a general-purpose high-speed steel. Its composition represents the first molybdenum high-speed steel to be manufactured and find practical use in the field of cutting tools. Its many uses include drills, milling cutters, lathe tools, blanking dies and special shear blades. This datasheet provides information on composition, physical properties, hardness, and elasticity as well as fracture toughness. It also includes information on forming, heat treating, and machining. Filing Code: TS-351. Producer or source: Teledyne Vasco.