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Grade Descriptions

Grade Insert Material Coating ANSI ISO Workpiece Materials Description / Application
IC07 Carbide Uncoated   M10-20, S10-30 High temp resistant alloys An uncoated, fine grain carbide grade. Used for high temperature alloys and stainless steel at low to medium cutting speeds
IC08 Carbide Uncoated   M10-30, N10-25, S10-30 High temp resistant alloys An uncoated, fine grain carbide grade. Used for stainless steel and high temperature alloys at low to medium cutting speeds
IC10 Carbide Uncoated C1 K20-30  Grey cast iron over 220HBN, Malleable cast iron, silicon aluminum, Copper alloys, FRP, Stone, Wood.  High temp reisistant alloys. Semiroughing. High wear resistance. Low speed. Medium feed. Interrupted cut
IC20 Carbide Uncoated C2-C3 K10-20, N05-25, S05-20, H05-15  grey cast iron over 220HBN, Malleable cast iron, silicon aluminum, Copper alloys, FRP, Stone, Wood.  High temp reisistant alloys.  Stainless steel. An uncoated carbide grade. Used for semi-finishing, finishing and semi-roughing of aluminum, cast iron and stainless steel. Used at low to medium speeds and feeds
IC28 Carbide Uncoated C5-C6 P30-50, M30-40, N10-30, S30-25  High temp alloys, Austenitic stainless steel, alloy steel, HSS  An uncoated carbide grade. Used mainly for machining aluminum at medium cutting speeds with medium to large chip sections. The inserts usually feature very sharp cutting angles
IC50M Carbide Uncoated C6 P20-30 Steel, steel casting, Malleable cast iron, Stainless steel.  Free-cutting steel. An uncoated carbide grade. Recommended for semi-finishing to rough steel milling with medium to large chip sections
IC54 Carbide Uncoated C5   P40 Steel, steel casting with cavities. Austenitic stainless steel.  Stainless steel casting. Suitable for milling, turning and planing at cutting speeds with large feeds; for machining in unfavorable conditions; permits use of sharp positive angles. Workpiece materials: steel, steel castings with cavities, austenitic stainless steel, stainless steel castings
IC418 Carbide - CVD Coated TiN C2-C3 K10-25   Cast iron; grey, alloyed, soft malleable, hard malleable, soft nodular, hard nodular. A TiCN/TeC/Al2O3 multilayer, CVD coated grade. Used for grooving and turning grey and nodular cast iron at medium to high cutting speeds. Can be used for interrupted cuts and heavy machining
IC428 Carbide - CVD Coated TiCN+TiC+AI203 C3-C4 P05-15, K05-20, H15-25 Cast iron; grey, alloyed, soft malleable, hard malleable, soft nodular, hard nodular. A TiCN/TiC/Al2O3 multilayer, CVD coated grade. Used for grooving and turning grey and nodular cast iron at medium to high cutting speeds
IC450 Carbide - CVD Coated   C5 P20-40, K20-40 Grey cast iron, Cast Iron nodular. Stainless steel High wear resistance. Interrupted cut
IC4028 Carbide - CVD Coated TiCN+TiC+AI203 C2-C3 K05-20  Cast iron; grey, alloyed, soft malleable, hard malleable, soft nodular, hard nodular. A TiCN/TiC/Al2O3 multilayer, CVD coated grade. Used for turning grey and nodular cast iron ast medium to high cutting speeds
IC520M Carbide - CVD Coated TiCN   C2-C3, C5-C6 P15-35, M10-20, K10-30  Steel, Steel casting, Malleable cast iron, HSS. Martensitic stainless steel. A TiCN CVD coated grade. Used for milling and drilling steel, malleable cast iron and stainless steel at medium feeds and medium to high cutting speeds
IC635 Carbide - CVD Coated TiN+TiC+Tin C5 P30-50  Carbon steel, Alloy Steel, Stainless Steel A TiN/TiC/TiN multilayer, CVD coated grade. Used for grooving and turning carbon, alloyed and stainless steel at low speed, high feeds and unfavorable conditions
IC656 Carbide - CVD Coated TiC/TiN C5-C6 P20-40 Carbon steel, Tool steel, Alloy steel, Steel casting.  Malleable cast iron. Austenitic stainless steel, Martensitic stainless steel, Free-cutting steel A tougher TiC/N-coated carbide of high strength suitabloe for roughing and machining in unfavorable conditions. -- Workpiece materials: carbon steel, tool steel, alloy steel, steel casting, malleable cast iron, austenitic and martensitic stainless steel, free-cutting steel
IC8048 Carbide - CVD Coated TiCN/TiC/Al2O3  C6-C7, C2-C3  P05-30, K05-20  Steel, Steel casting, Alloy Steel, Stainless steel A TiCN/TiC/Al2O3 multilayer, CVD coated grade. Used for turning cast iron and steel at medium feeds and high speed machining
IC9007 Carbide - PVD Coated TiCN/Al2O3/TiN C6-C7, C2-C3  P10-20, K10-20 Cast iron; grey, alloyed, soft malleable, hard malleable, soft nodular, hard nodular, Alloy Steel A TiCN/Al2O3/TiN multilayer, CVD coated grade. Used for cast iron and steel finishing at high cutting speeds
IC9015 Carbide - PVD Coated TiCN/Al2O3/TiN  C2-C3, C6-C7 P10-30, K10-K25 Carbon and alloy steel, grey cast iron A TiCN/Al2O3/TiN multilayer, CVD coated grade. Used for finishing and medium machining of carbon and alloy steel and cast iron at high cutting speeds. High wear resistance and excellent repeatability
IC9025 Carbide - CVD Coated TiCN/Al2O3/TiN C5-C6 P20-30, M15-30  Wide range of steel, stainless steel, Specialty for machining roughed low carbon and low alloy steel. A TiCN/Al2O3/TiN multilayer, CVD coated grade. Especially recommended for grooving and turning forged, low carbon and low alloyed steel parts. Copes efficiently with machining stainless steel at finishing and medium conditions
IC9054 Carbide - CVD Coated TiCN/Al2O3/TiN  C5-C6 P15-40 Steel, steel casting with cavities. Austenitic stainless steel.  Stainless steel casting. A TiCN/Al2O3/TiN multilayer, CVD coated grade. A tough grade, used for grooving and turning carbon, alloyed and stainless steel at medium to high cutting speeds
IC220 Carbide - PVD Coated Tin   Steel and cast steel.  Stainless steel. Cast Iron. Finishing. High wear resistance. Low feed. Low plastic deformation
IC228 Carbide - PVD Coated TiN C5-C6, C1-C2 P25-50, M30-40, K20-50, S25-30 Alloy Steel. Aluminum Alloys. Austenitic stainless steel. Carbon steel.  Cast Steel. Copper alloys.  Exotic  Alloys A TiN PVD coated tough grade. Used for grooving and threading a wide range of workpiece materials at low cutting speeds
IC250 Carbide - PVD Coated TiN C5-C6 P15-35, M20-40  Steel and cast steel.  Stainless steel. A TiN PVD coated grade. Used for threading and milling steel and stainless steel at medium cutting speeds and high feeds
IC308 Carbide - PVD Coated PVD C6-C7 P15-30, M20-30, K20-30 Heat resistance alloys, hard alloys. Carbon steels. Heat resistant alloys, hard alloys, carbon steels. Parting and grooving on alloy steel, stainless steel, hard materials and high-temp alloys
IC328 Carbide - PVD Coated TiN/TiCN C5-C6, C2-C3 P25-50, M30-40, S25-30 Alloy Steel. Aluminum Alloys. Austenitic stainless steel. Carbon steel.  Cast Steel. Copper alloys.  Exotic  Alloys A TiN/TiCN PVD coated tough grade. Used for milling, grooving, parting and drilling a wide range of workpiece materials, at low to medium cutting speeds
IC350 Carbide - PVD Coated TiN/TiCN C5-C6 P15-35, K15-40 Steel, Steel Casting. Malleable cast iron. Stainless steel, Free-cutting steel A TiN/TiCN PVD coated grde. Used for general drilling applications
IC354 Carbide - PVD Coated TiN/TiCN C5-C6 P20-40, M10-30 Steel, steel casting with cavities. Austenitic stainless steel.  Stainless steel casting. A TiN/TiCN PVD coated, tough grade. Used for general applications in parting and grooving carbon, alloy and stainless steel at medium to high cutting speeds
IC3028 Carbide - PVD Coated TiN/TiCN C5-C6, C2-C3 P25-45, M15-35, S20-30 Steel, steel casting with cavities. Austenitic stainless steel.  Stainless steel casting. High temp alloys A TiN/TiCN PVD toughest coated grade. Used for turning stainless steel and high temperature alloys, at low to medium cutting speeds. Used for interrupted cuts and very heavy turning operations
IC507 Carbide - PVD Coated TiN/TiCN/TiN C6-C7  P10-30, M05-20, S05-20, H05-15  High temp alloys, Austenitic stainless steel, Hard alloys.  Hardened steel A tough submicron substrate, TiN/TiCN/TiN PVD coated grade. Suitable for low to medium cutting speeds. Used for turning heat resistant alloys, austenitic stainless steel and hard steel
IC508 Carbide - PVD Coated PVD C5-C7 C2-C3 P20-40, M20-30, K20-30 High temp alloys, Hard alloys. Carbon steel High temp alloys, hard alloys, carbon steel. Low to medium speed. Very high toughness for interrupted cut.
IC520 Carbide - PVD Coated TiN/TiCN/TiN   M05-15, N05-15 Stainless Steel A TiN/TiCN/TiN PVD coated grade. Suitable for turning austenitic stainless steel and soft materials
IC528 Carbide - PVD Coated TiN/TiCN/TiN C5-C6 P25-45   A tough submicron substrate, TiN/TiCN/TiN PVD coated. Used for grooving and drilling a wide range of workpiece materials, at low to medium cutting speeds
IC520N Cermet - PVD Coated TiCN/TiN C6-C7  P05-25, M05-15  Steel. Steel Casting. Malleable cast iron. Stainless Steel.  Free-cutting Steel A cermet TiCN/TiN PVD coated grade. Used for grooving and turning applications. Recommended for semi-finishing and finishing operations when excellent surface finish is required. Wear resistant, prevents built-up edge
IC530N Cermet - PVD Coated TiCN/TiN C6-C7 P10-30, M10-20  Carbon steel. Tool Steel. Alloy Steel. Steel casting. Malleable cast iron. Austenitic stainless steel. Martensitic stainless steel. Free Cutting Steel A cermet TiCN/TiN PVD coated grade. Provides excellent resistance to wear and plastic deformation even at high cutting speeds and medium feeds. Useful for turning semi-finishing and finishing applications
IC570 Carbide - PVD Coated TiN/TiCN/TiN C6-C7 P10-25, M05-25 Steel. Steel Casting. Malleable cast iron. HSS. Martensitic Stainless Steel A TiN/TiCN/TiN PVD coated grade. Used for grooving and turning alloyed and stainless steel for semi-finishing and finishing applications at medium cutting speeds
IC907 Carbide - PVD Coated TiAIN C7-C8 P10-30, M05-20, S05-20 High temp alloys. Austenitic stainless steel. Hard alloys.  Hardened steel. A tough submicron substrate, TiAlN PVD coated grade. Suitable for turning heat resistant alloys, austenitic stainless steel and hard steel at low to medium cutting speeds
IC908 Carbide - PVD Coated AlTiCrN C6-C7, C1-C2 P15-30, M20-30, K20-40, N15-25, S15-25, H30-40 High temp alloys. Austenitic stainless steel. Hard alloys.  Carbon steel. A hard, fine grain substrate with excellent chipping resistance, combined with a new AlTiCrN PVD coating. Provides high wear and oxidation resistance in parting, grooving and threading applications. Recommended for a very wide range of materials and machining conditions
IC928 Carbide - PVD Coated TiAlN C5-C6, C1-C2 P20-50, M20-40, K15-40, S15-40 Alloy Steel. Aluminum Alloys. Austenitic stainless steel. Carbon steel.  Cast Steel. Copper alloys.  Exotic  Alloys A PVD TiAlN coated tough grade. Suitable for milling stainless steel, high temperature alloys and other alloy steels. Recommended for interrupted cut and heavy operations
IC20N CERMET     C6-C8 P05-20, M05-15 Carbon steel. Alloy Steel. Exotic Alloys. Cast steel. Gray cast iron. A cermet grade, used for grooving and turning applications. Recommended for semi-finishing and finishing operations when excellent surface finish is required. Wear resistant, prevents built-up edge
IC30N CERMET   C6-C7 P10-30, M10-20, H10-25 Carbon steel. Tool Steel. Alloy Steel. Steel casting. Malleable cast iron. Austenitic stainless steel. Martensitic stainless steel. Free Cutting Steel A cermet grade. Provides excellent resistance to wear and plastic deformation even at high cutting speeds and medium feeds. Useful for turing and milling of semi-finishing and finishing applications
IB50 CBN - POLYCRYSTALLINE   C3-C4 K01-10 H01-10 Hardened steel over 50HRc. A 50% CBN brazed tip, used for finishing hardened steel (45-65 HRc) in continuous cutting
IB65 CBN - POLYCRYSTALLINE   C8 P01-P10 Cast iron alloyed. Cast iron grey. Cast iron grey over 220HBN. Cast iron nodular. Hardened steel over 50HRc. Semifinishing
IB80 CBN - POLYCRYSTALLINE   C4-C3 K01-K15 Cast iron alloyed. Cast iron grey. Cast iron grey over 220HBN. Cast iron nodular. Hardened steel over 50HRc. Medium to roughing, high cutting speed.  Interrupted cut of hardened steel.
IB90 CBN - POLYCRYSTALLINE   C4-C3 K01-K10 Cast iron alloyed. Cast iron grey. Cast iron grey over 220HBN. Cast iron nodular. Hardened steel over 50HRc. Cast iron Hardened steel HSS rolls. Medium to roughing, high cutting speed.  Interrupted cut of hardened steel.
IB90A CBN - POLYCRYSTALLINE   C3-C2 K01-K10 Cast Iron alloyed.  Hardened Steel. HSS rolls. Medium to roughing of hardened steel.  High speed Machining of Cast Iron.
ID4 PCD   C4-C3 K01-K10 Pure Aluminum Alloys, Wood, FRP General Machining, High Speed
ID5 PCD   C4-C3 K01-K10 Aluminum alloys (si>12%)  Cemented Carbide, non-terrous materials High speed finishing to Medium Machining
ID6 PCD   C4-C3 K01-K10 Aluminum alloys (si>12%)  Cemented Carbide High speed finishing to Medium Machining
IN11 CERAMIC - ALUMINA/TiC   C3-C4 K01-10, S01-10  Cast Iron, Nickel-base alloys, Titanium-base alloys. White ceramic, features high toughness and wear resistance, used for high speed turning of cast iron
IN22 CERAMIC - ALUMINA/TiC   C3-C4 K05-10, H05-25 Hardened steel   Black ceramic (Al2O3/TiCN), used for light roughing and finishing for high speed machining of steel, tool steel, hardened steel, chilled cast iron, high chromium steel
IN23 CERAMIC - ALUMINA/TiC   C3-C4 K05-15, H10-30 Cast Iron, Hardened Steel Black ceramic (Al2O3/TiCN), used for machining grey and nodular cast iron at medium to finishing conditions
IS8 CERAMIC - SILICON NITRADE   C2-C4 K01-20 Cast Iron, Nickel-base alloys A silicon nitride grade, used for medium turning and milling applications. Can be used for interrupted cuts. Cutting speed range: 100-1500 m/min, feed range: 0.1-1.0 mm/rev
IS80 CERAMIC - SILICON NITRADE   C2-C4 K01-20 Cast Iron, Nickel-base alloys. Titanium base alloys. A CVD coated Si3N4 ceramic grade. Used for rough turning and milling of grey and nodular cast iron.

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