Tool Bit, 1/8" x 2-1/2", M2 HSS 

Tool Bit, 1/8" x 2-1/2", M2 HSS
  • 1/8" x 2-1/2" Tool Cutting Bit Blank
  • Made of high speed steel (M2) for maximum durability and performance
  • Heat-treated for added toughness and wear resistance
  • Ideal for a variety of lathe applications, from roughing to finishing
Part Number: 1154
Weight: 0.01 lb

Price: $1.49

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Our 1/8" x 2-1/2" lathe cutting tool bit blank is made of high speed steel (M2) for maximum durability and performance. It is perfect for a variety of lathe applications, from roughing to finishing, and can be easily shaped to fit your specific cutting needs.

The M2 steel is heat-treated for added toughness and wear resistance, making it ideal for heavy duty cutting operations. this tool bit is capable of withstanding high temperatures and stress during use, ensuring a long lifespan.

The 1/8" size and 2.5" length of the tool bit make it suitable for a wide range of applications, including turning and shaping. Its blank shape allows you to customize it to fit your specific needs by grinding or sharpening it to the desired shape and angle. Its sharp edge and fine tip allow for precise and accurate cuts, making it an ideal choice for precision machining and prototyping tasks.

Whether you're working with aluminum, steel, or other metals, this tool bit is up to the task. It is a versatile and essential tool for any metal lathe operator looking to achieve high-quality results. Add it to your tool collection today and experience the convenience and efficiency it brings to your projects.

Chris Chris' Tips
These tool bits are accurately ground on four sides and can be used as inexpensive parallels to support work on the mini mill or surface plate.

We carry both imported tool bits made of M2 high speed steel and American-made tool bits made of T-15 high speed steel from the A. R. Warner Co.

AISI M-2 is an all-purpose grade with notable toughness. Good wear resistance and hot hardness qualities.

Typical Chemistry
Carbon 0.85%
Manganese 0.30%
Silicon 0.30%
Chromium 4.15%
Vanadium 1.95%
Tungsten 6.40%
Molybdenum 5.00%
Sulfur 0.03% max

Typical Hardness
Rc 62-65


This product works with lathes with a 0.125 to 0.25 inch tool bit size including:

  •   Sherline 4000/4100 3.5x8 Lathe
  •   Sherline 4400/4410 3.5x17 Lathe
  •   Taig Micro Lathe II 4x9 Micro Lathe