ASTM A600, Tool Steel High Speed 2016-12-04T15:43:06+00:00

ASTM A600 specification covers tungsten-type and molybdenum-type high-speed steels available as annealed, hot-rolled bars, forgings, plate, sheet, or strip, and annealed,cold-finished bars or forgings used primarily in the fabrication of tools.

In ASTM A600 here are Seven types of tungsten high-speed tool steels designated T1, T2, etc., seventeen types of molybdenum high-speed tool steels designated M1, M2, M35, M42 etc., and two intermediate high speed steels designated as M50 and M52 are covered. Selection will depend upon design, service conditions, and mechanical properties.