LESCOT-15 PM is a special purpose tungsten type high-speed tool steel containing cobalt for good retention of hot hardness and high carbon and vanadium for enhanced abrasion resistance. It is produced by powder metallurgy. This datasheet provides information on composition, physical properties, microstructure, hardness, and elasticity. It also includes information on heat treating and machining. Filing Code: TS-498. Producer or source: Latrobe Steel Company. Originally published August 1989, revised August 1990.