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Grade Descriptions

Grade Insert Material Coating ANSI ISO Workpiece Materials Description / Application
K060 CERAMIC - ALUMINA/TiC - C4, C8 K01-K05, P01-P05 Steel, Cast Iron Composition: A pure alumina-based ceramic grade (white). Application: Most wear resistant alumina-based ceramic grade; used for finish machining of soft cast irons and steels to 35 HRc (330 BHN).
K090 CERAMIC - ALUMINA/TiC - C4, C7-C8 K01-K10, P01-P05 Steel, Cast Iron Composition: Alumina/TiC ceramic grade (black). Application: Great combination of toughness and wear resistance; used for machining alloy steels, tool steels and stainless steels to 60 HRc (653 BHN).
K1 CARBIDE - UNCOATED UNCOATED C2 K20-K30 Stainless Steel, Cast Iron, Non-Ferrous Metals, High-Temp Alloys a tough WC/Co unalloyed grade. For roughing through heavy interruptions when turning or milling tsainless steels, cast irons and cast steels, rough cast non-ferrous alloys and most high-temperature alloys including titanium.
K1025 (KMF) CARBIDE - - N25-N30, S25-S30 Non-Ferrous Materials, High-Temp Alloys Medium in hardnessand binder content unalloyed WC/Co fine-grain grade. For machining high-temp alloys, titanium, and non-ferrous workpiece materials under unfavorable conditions.
K110M CARBIDE - UNCOATED UNCOATED C2-C3 K10-15 N10-20 S10-15 Cast Iron, Non-Ferrous Materials, High-Temp Alloys Uncoated carbide grade K110M is a universal grade for machining non-ferrous material. For use in light and general machining. K110M can be used with or without coolant.
K115M CARBIDE - UNCOATED UNCOATED C3 K05-10 N05-15 Cast Iron, Non-Ferrous Materials Uncoated fine-grain carbide. K115M is a premium uncoated grade designed for high edge wear resistance in non-ferrous and cast iron materials. Recommended to be used with coolant.
K125M CARBIDE - UNCOATED UNCOATED C5 P20-30 Steel Uncoated carbide grade K125M is particularly suited for dry machining of steel. Primarily for use in light and general machining of steel.
K313 CARBIDE Uncoated C3-C4 M10-20 K05-20 N10-20 S10-20 Stainless Steel, Cast Iron, Non-Ferrous Metals, Hardened Materials Composition: A hard, low binder content, unalloyed WC/Co fine-grained grade. Application: Exceptional edge wear resistance combined with very high strength for machining titanium, cast irons, austenitic stainless steels, non-ferrous metals, nonmetals, and most high-temperature alloys. Superior thermal deformation and depth of cut notch resistance. The grain size is well controlled for minimal pits and flaws which contributes to long, reliable service.
K420 CARBIDE - UNCOATED UNCOATED C6 P20-P30, M15-M30 Steel Composition: A medium binder content, alloyed, larger grain size grade. Application: Grade K420 is a general purpose steel cutting grade. It has just the right balance of wear resistance and toughness. Available as a standard grade in the Top Notch threading and grooving line. Can withstand heavy chip loads in soft to moderately hard steels. Consider upgrading to grade KC710 for most uses.
K600 CARBIDE - UNCOATED - - N15-N30 Steel, Stainless Steel, Cast-Iron, Non-Ferrous Metals, High-Temp Alloys, Hardened Metals Carbide grade made from high quality, micrograin materials for cutting all types of material. Extreme toughness guarantees a controlled wear rate. The micrograin structure permits extremely sharp cutting edges.
K68 CARBIDE Uncoated C3 M10-20, K05-20, N10-20, S10-20 Cast irons, Austenitic Stainless Steels, Non-ferrous Metals, Nonmetals Grade K68 has excellent abrasion resistance for machining cast irons, austenitic stainless steels, non-ferrous metals, nonmetals and as an alternative to grade K313 on most high-temperature alloys. Use as a general purpose grade for non-ferrous materials.
KB1340 CBN - POLYCRYSTALLINE - - K10-30 Cast Iron A high CBN content, solid PCBN insert having multiple cutting edges. Applied in roughing to finishing of fully pearlitic gray cast iron, chilled irons, high-chrome alloyed steels, sintered powdered metals, and heavy cuts in hardened steels (>45 HRC). Also use for finishing chilled cast iron and fully pearlitic cast iron. The solid PCBN insert offers better security and shock resistance compared to tipped PCBN inserts, while also enabling deeper depth-of-cut capabilites.
KB1345 CBN - POLYCRYSTALLINE - - K05 K35-40 H35 Cast Iron, Hardened Materials A high CBN content, PCBN tip brazed onto a carbide insert. Applied in roughing to finishing of fully pearlitic gray cast iron, chilled irons, high-chrome alloyed steels, sintered powdered metals, and heavy cuts in hardened steels (>45 HRC). Also use for finishing chilled cast iron and fully pearlitic cast iron.
KB1610 CBN - POLYCRYSTALLINE - - H05-15 Hardened Materials 'A low CBN content, PCBN tip brazed onto a carbide insert. Designed for precision finishing in smooth cuts on hardened steels (>45 HRC) where optimal surface finish is needed. Use on bearing steel, hot and cold work tool steels, high-speed steels, die steels, case hardened steels, carburizes and nitrided irons, and some hard coatings. Do not apply on soft steel.
KB1625 CBN - POLYCRYSTALLINE - - H15-25 Hardened Materials A medium CBN content, PCBN tip brazed onto a carbide insert. Designed for roughing to finishing of hardened steels (>45 HRC) where optimal surface finish is needed. It can be used in continuous to interrupted cutting of bearing steel, hot and cold work tool steels, high-speed steels, die steels, case-hardened steels, carburized and nitrided irons, and some hard coatings.
KB1630 CBN - POLYCRYSTALLINE - - K05-15 S10-15 H25-35 Cast Iron, High-Temp Alloys, Hardened Materials 'A high CBN content, PCBN tip brazed onto a carbide insert. Designed for roughing to finishing in interrupted cuts on hardened steels (>45 HRC). It can also be applied on gray cast iron, chilled irons, high-chrome alloyed steels and sintered powdered metals.
KB5610 CBN - POLYCRYSTALLINE TiAlN C4, C8 H05-15 Hardened Materials A low content PCBN grade with a PVD TiAlN coating for added wear resistance. Designed for the precision machining of hardened steels (>45 HRC). The PVD coating offers improved wear resistance and excellent surface finish capabilities. It can be very effectively applied on bearing steels, hot and cold work tool steels, high-speed steels, die steels, case-hardened steels, carburized and nitrided irons, and some hard coatings.
KB5625 CBN - POLYCRYSTALLINE TiAlN C4, C8 H20-30 Hardened Materials A PVD TiAlN coating over a medium content, PCBN tip brazed onto a carbide insert. Designed for roughing to finishing of hardened steels (>45 HRC). Use on bearing steel, hot and cold work tool steels, high-speed steels, die steels, case-hardened steels, carburized and nitrided irons, and some hard coatings.
KB5630 CBN - POLYCRYSTALLINE TiAlN C4, C8 K05-15 S10-15 H25-35 Cast Iron, High-Temp Alloys, Hardened Materials A high content PCBN grade with a PVD TiAlN coating for added wear resistance. Designed for roughing to finishing in hardened steels (>45 HRC), abrasive workpiece materials such as sintered valve seat materials, powder metallurgy tool steels, and hard high-alloy cast irons. The PVD coating provides resistance to crater wear and increased resistance to chipping.
KB9610 CBN - POLYCRYSTALLINE TiN/Al2O3/TiCN CVD C4, C8 K05 H05-15 Hardened Materials Low content PCBN grade with a TiN/Al2O3/TiCN CVD coating for protection against harmful crater wear. Designed for the precision machining of hardened steels (>48 HRC), the harder the steel the better. Very effectively applied on bearing steels, hot and cold work tool steels, high-speed steels, die steels, case hardened steels, carburized and nitrided irons, and some hard coatings. Do not use on soft steels. For best results, apply negative rake tools in OD applications and postive tools in ID applications. Available in a multi-tip format with a tremendous breadth of edge preps and two styles of wiper geometries.
KB9640 CBN - POLYCRYSTALLINE TiN Al2O3 TiCN C1 K10-30 H30-35 Steels, Cast Iron, Hardened Materials High CBN content, solid PCBN structure having multiple cutting edges and a CVD alumina coating. Applied in the roughing to semi-finishing of fully pearlitic gray cast iron, chilled irons, high chrome alloy steels, sintered powdered metals, and heavy cuts in hardened steels (>45 HRC). Also use for finished chilled cast iron and fully pearlitic cast iron. Do not apply on finishing hardened steels. The solid KB9640 also can be effectively applied when roughing hardened steels.
KC410M CARBIDE - PVD COATED TiB2 (titanium-diboride) - N05-15 Non-ferrous Materials An extremely hard TiB2-PVD-coated grade that provides very good wear characteristics at higher cutting speeds. KC410M resists edge build up, can help reduce burring, and generates excellent surface finishes. This grade is best suited for aluminum with <10% silicon and other non-ferrous materials.
KC5010 CARBIDE PVD-AlTiN C3-C4 P10-20 M10-20 K10-20 N10-20 S10-20 H10 Steel, Stainless Steel, Cast-Iron, Non-Ferrous Metals, High-Temp Alloys, Hardened Metals The KC5010 grade is ideal for finishing to general machining of most workpiece materials at higher speeds. Excellent for machining most steels, stainless steels, cast irons, non-ferrous materials and super alloys under stable conditions. It also performs well machining hardened and short chipping materials.
KC5025 CARBIDE PVD-AlTiN C2, C6 P20-30 M20-30 K20-30 N20-30 S20-30 Steel, Stainless Steel, Cast-Iron,Non-Ferrous Metals, High-Temp Alloys For general purpose machining of most steels, stainless steels, high-temperature alloys, titanium, irons, and non-ferrous materials. Speeds may vary from low to medium, and will handle interruptions and high feed rates.
KC510M CARBIDE - PVD COATED TiAlN - P05-10 N05-15 S05-10 H05-10 Steel, Non-Ferrous Materials, High-Temp Alloys, Steel, Hardened Materials Coated carbide grade with a TiAlN coating (PVD). KC510M is a highly wear resistant grade. Primarily for use in milling aluminum and high-temp alloys in light machining applications. Can also be used for machining steel and hardened steel.
KC515M CARBIDE - PVD COATED TiAlN - P05-15 M10 K10 Steel, Stainless Steel, Cast Iron Premium coated grade K10 substrate with built in wear resistance. TiAlN coating for extended life during finishing applicatons. Used in finish ball nose and back draft inserts for the die & mold industry. Capable of running at moderate to high cutting speeds. Recommended to be used dry or with an air blast.
KC520M CARBIDE - PVD COATED TiAlN C1-C2 K15-25 Cast Iron Coated carbide grade with a TiAlN coating (PVD). KC520M is a carbide grade developed specifically for general machining of ductile cast iron. This grade can be used wet or dry.
KC522M CARBIDE - PVD COATED TiAlN C1 P20-25 M20-30 K25-35 S20-30 - Coated carbide grade with a TiAlN (PVD) coating. KC522M is engineered to provide better performance in general machining of high-temp alloys and stainless steel. KC522M resists breakage and offers improved wear resistance and increased strengh
KC525M CARBIDE - PVD COATED TiAlN - P20-30 M20-30 S20-30 Steel, Stainless Steel, Steel Coated carbide grade with a TiAlN coating (PVD). New universal carbide grade for milling steel, stainless steel, and high-temperature alloys. KC525M can be used with or without coolant. Primarily for use in light and general machining.
KC530M CARBIDE - PVD COATED TiAlN - P25-35 M25-30 Steel, Stainless Steel Premium PVD-coated carbide grade (P40) with a TiAlN coating. Enables extended tool life at moderate feeds and high cutting speeds. First choice for milling in all steels, including die & mold steels. Recommended to use without coolant.
KC5410 CARBIDE PVD-TiB2 (titanium-diboride) C3-C4 N05-20 Non-Ferrous Metals An extremely hard TiB2-PVD-coated grade that provides very good wear characteristics at high cutting speeds and is best suited for machining aluminum with <10% silicon and other non-ferrous materials. KC5410 resists built-up edge, can help reduce the burring effect, and will generate excellent surface finishes.
KC5510 CARBIDE PVD-AlTiN C3-C4 P10-20 M10-20 K10-20 N10-20 S10-20 H10 Steel, Stainless Steel, Cast-Iron,Non-Ferrous Metals, High-Temp Alloys, Hardened Materials Advanced PVD TiAlN coated fine-grained tungsten carbide grade. Specifically engineered for the productive machining of high-temperature alloys. The fine-grained tungsten carbide 6% cobalt substrate has excellent toughness and deformation resistance while the advanced PVD coating allows for metal cutting speeds double those of conventional PVD-coated cutting tools.
KC5525 CARBIDE PVD-AlTiN C2-C6 P20-30 M20-30 K20-30 N20-30 S20-30 Steel, Stainless Steel, Cast-Iron,Non-Ferrous Metals, High-Temp Alloys Advanced PVD TiAlN coated fine-grained high cobalt carbide grade. Utilizes the same advanced PVD coating as KC5510 in conjunction with a fine-grained tungsten carbide 10% cobalt substrate. The higher cobalt provides for added security in interrupted cuts while the fine grained WC maintains hardness-resisting deformation at higher speeds. Designed for medium to heavy interruptions in high-temperature alloys.
KC610M CARBIDE - PVD COATED TiN/TiCN/TiN - P15-30 M15-25 K20-30 S15-25 Steel, Stainless Steel, Cast Iron, High-Temp Alloys Coated fine-grain carbide with hard PVD coating (TiN/TiCN/TiN) particularly suitable for highly wear-resistant application. KC610M is a high-performance grade for milling all types of material and is the first choice for steel. This grade should be used with coolant or minimal lubrication.
KC620M CARBIDE - PVD COATED TiN - P20-30 K15-30 N15-30 Steel, Cast Iron, Non-Ferrous Materials Coated carbide grade with a PVD coating (TiN). KC620M is suitable for machining cast iron, nonferrous materials, and aluminum alloys. This grade can be used wet or dry.
KC625M CARBIDE - PVD COATED TiN/TiCN/TiC(N) - P15-30 K15-30 S15-30 Steel, Cast Iron, High-Temp Alloys Coated carbide grade with a PVD multilayer coating [TiN/TiCN/TiC(N)]. KC625M is a high performance grade for milling all types of material. Good hardness and wear resistance characterizes this grade. It provides outstanding protection for solid carbide tools against cratering and abrasion. This grade is ideally used with cooling or minimal lubrication.
KC631M CARBIDE - PVD COATED TiAlN - - Non-Ferrous Materials Coated carbide grade with 3µm thick PVD coating (TiAlN). KC631M is a very thin and smooth PVD coating which is particularly suitable for cuttiing aluminum with silicon contents greater than 12% This coating keeps the necessary sharp cutting edge upright and protects the tool against abrasion and edge build up.
KC633M CARBIDE - PVD COATED TiAlN/TiN/TiAlN - P15-30 M15-30 S15-30 Steel, Stainless Steel, High-Temp Alloys Coated carbide grade with a PVD multilayer coating (TiAlN, TiN, TiAlN). KC633M is a high performance grade for dry milling of all material types. This grade is extremely hard and wear resistant. It provides outstanding protection for solid carbide tools against cratering and abrasion.
KC635M CARBIDE - PVD COATED TiAlN - P20-25 M15-25 K20-30 S15-25 Steel, Stainless Steel, Cast Iron, High-Temp Alloys Universal carbide grade with PVD coating (TiAlN). KC635M is a high-performance grade for higher surface speeds and is a first choice for stainless steels. KC635M grade is characterized by high hardness and wear resistance. This grade is suitable for cutting hard materials (up to 65 HRC).
KC637M CARBIDE - PVD COATED TiAlN - - Hardened Materials PVD TiAlN coated carbide on a "new" sub-micron carbide substrate. It's a very thin and hard coating that provides outstanding performance in milling hardened materials (50-65 HRC).
KC705M CARBIDE - PVD COATED TiAlN C3-C4 C5-C6 M01-15 K01-10 Stainless Steel, Cast Iron PVD TiAlN coated carbide on a deformation resistant substrate. Primarily designed for milling aluminum. However, exceptional heat and wear resistance qualities make this grade an excellent choice for milling of hardened steel, cast iron and heat-resistant alloys.
KC709M CARBIDE - PVD COATED TiAlN C2-C3 K05-20 Cast Iron PVD TiAlN coating with superior hot hardness and chemical inertness. Designed for milling of all ductile iron materials with or without coolant. Capable of higher metal removal rates than conventional CVD coated carbides.
KC710 PVD TiN C6-C7 P20-P35, M15-M30 Steel, Stainless Steel Composition: A PVD TiN coating over a general purpose alloyed substrate. Application: Use to cut steel at medium to high speeds. Grade KC710 will greatly improve productivity, and allow higher speed capabilities in comparison to uncoated carbide. Available in threading and grooving geometries where upgrades from uncoated carbides are common. Most cutting edges are lightly honed. Positive rake Top Notch inserts are sharp.
KC715M CARBIDE - CVD COATED TiCN C6-C7 P10-P25 Steel KC715M is ideal for dry machining. The deformation substrate combined with a PVD coating can handle high temperatures and high surface speeds. It is primarily for use in light and general machining of steels, stainless steel, and cast steel
KC720 CARBIDE - PVD COATED TiN C1, C5 P25-P45, M30-M40, K25-K35 Steel, Stainless Steel, Cast Iron Composition: A tough, durable PVD TiN coating over an unalloyed carbide substrate Application: Developed for cutting high-temperature alloys, most stainless steels, and titanium alloys at low to moderate speeds. Its unique mechanical and thermal shock resistant properties and resistance to edge build-up enable grade KC720 to deliver superior performance and reliability on difficult operations like cutoff and interrupted turning. Consider it to be your problem solving grade. Most ground periphery inserts have a sharp edge, others are lightly honed.
KC721M CARBIDE - PVD COATED TiAlN C5-C6 P20-35 M15-35 Steel, Stainless Steel New generation PVD TiAlN coating on a tough, thermal shock resistant carbide substrate. The synergistic combination of tough carbide substrate and highly wear resistant TiAlN coating provides long and reliable tool life when milling titanium, hard stainless steels and other high-temperature alloys. Can be applied with or without coolant.
KC722 CARBIDE - PVD COATED TiN C2, C6 P25-40 M25-35 K15-25 Steel, Stainless Steel, Cast Iron Composition: A PVD TiN coating over a medium tough WC/Co unalloyed substrate. Application: This grade was specifically developed for threading, cutoff, and for the Ranger face grooving system. Use in all types of steel, austenitic, ferritic, and martensitic stainless steel, tool steels, high-temperature alloys, and titanium. The fine grain substrate provides just the right amount of wear resistance and toughness for the intended applications. The coating contributes crater wear resistance and resistance to built-up edge, as well as higher speed capability when desired. Most inserts are lightly honed. Positive rake Top Notch inserts are sharp.
KC725M CARBIDE - PVD COATED TiAlN C5-C7 P30-40 M30-40 S30-40 Steel, Stainless Steel, High-Temp Alloys Coated carbide grade with an advanced PVD TiAlN coating. KC725M is a high-performance grade for milling steel, stainless steel, and ductile cast iron. The good thermal shock resistance of the substrate makes this grade ideal for both wet and dry machining. Primarily for use in general and heavy machining.
KC730 CARBIDE - PVD COATED TiN C2-C4 P10-20 M10-25 K05-20 Steel, Stainless Steel, Cast Iron 'Composition: A PVD TiN coating over a very wear-resistant unalloyed substrate. Application: For general purpose machining of high-temperature alloys, aerospace materials. refractory metals and 200 or 300 series stainless steels. The thin, uniformly dense , smooth coating increases wear resistance and reduces problems with built-up edge. It also provides an unusually good combination of properties for machining difficult-to-machine materials and aluminum. The substrate offers superior thermal deformation resistance, depth of cut notch resistance, and edge strength. Run at higher speeds than uncoated grades. Most ground periphery inserts have a sharp edge.
KC730 CARBIDE - PVD COATED TiCN C2-C4 P10-20 M10-25 K05-20 Steel, Stainless Steel, Cast Iron Composition: A PVD TiN coating over a very wear-resistant unalloyed substrate. Application: For general purpose machining of high-temperature alloys, aerospace materials. refractory metals and 200 or 300 series stainless steels. The thin, uniformly dense , smooth coating increases wear resistance and reduces problems with built-up edge. It also provides an unusually good combination of properties for machining difficult-to-machine materials and aluminum. The substrate offers superior thermal deformation resistance, depth of cut notch resistance, and edge strength. Run at higher speeds than uncoated grades. Most ground periphery inserts have a sharp edge.
KC7310 CARBIDE TiAlN C3-C4 - High-Temp Alloys Composition: A PVD TiAlN coating over a very deformation-resistant unalloyed substrate. Application: KC7310 was designed for semifinishing to finishing of high-temperature alloys and titanium alloys. The thicker PVD TiAlN coating provides exceptional resistance to heat and wear. The substrate is non-alloyed and fine grained and offers excellent thermal deformation resistance, depth-of-cut notch resistance, and edge integrity. Apply KC7310 for better tool life and increased productivity. Most ground inserts have a sharp edge.
KC735M CARBIDE - PVD COATED TiN C3-C4 P30-40 M30-35 Steel, Stainless Steel PVD/TiN coated carbide grade. This grade offers an unusual combination of high toughness and wear resistance. Even under extreme toughness requirements, KC735M achieves outstanding results in general and heavy machining applications. This grade is suitable for milling with or without coolant.
KC792M CARBIDE - PVD COATED PVD-CVD C7 P30 M25-30 Steel, Stainless Steel Coated carbide grade with an 8μm thick multi-layer coating (TiN/TiCN/TiN). High-performance grade for machining steel, particularly at high cutting speeds. Primarily for use in light and general applications. KC792M is ideal for dry machining.' for machining steel, particularly at high cutting speeds. Primarily for use in light and general applications. KC792M is ideal for dry machining.
KC8050 CARBIDE - CVD COATED TiN Al2O3 TiCN C1-C3, C5-C7 K10-K30, M15-M30, P15-P35 Cast Iron, Stainless Steel, Steel The new KC8050 turning grade from Kennametal Inc. is engineered to productively machine a wide variety of workpiece materials over an extended range of machining parameters. The advanced cobalt-enriched substrate and thick alumina coating of the KC8050 grade enable it to provide exceptional performance on steels, stainless steels, cast irons, and high-temperature alloys in finishing through interrupted roughing cuts. The new grade offers both superior wear resistance and excellent edge strength, and features a micro-finished edge that resists build-up even in gummy materials. The new grade is easy to apply and performs exceptionally well at today's higher cutting speeds, but can also productively machine at higher feed rates and relatively low speeds, enabling users to achieve reduced cycle times on older machines. The versatility of the KC8050 grade also permits users to minimize insert choices and tooling inventories.
KC810 CARBIDE - CVD COATED MULTILAYER C6-C7 P10-30 Steel Composition: A multilayered coating over an alloyed carbide substrate. Application: An economical choice for general steel machining at low to moderate speeds. For better tool life at moderate to higher speeds, consider upgrading to grade KC935.
KC850 CARBIDE CVD C5-C6 P25-45 M30-45 Carbon Steels, Alloy Steels, Tool Steels Grade KC850 has long been considered the industry's leading choice for general purpose machining of many workpiece materials. With the advent of higher machine tool spindle speeds, today it finds its best application in heavy cutting of low, medium, and high carbon steels, as well as medium hardness alloy and tool steels. Excellent thermal and mechanical shock resistance makes grade KC850 ideally suited for difficult applications with interruptions.
KC9010 CARBIDE - CVD COATED Multilayer alumina C3, C7 K01-K15, M05-M20, P01-P20 Cast Iron, StainlessSteel, Steel Composition: A thick alumina coated grade with a moderately hard, deformation resistant substrate. Application: This is a great finishing grade for use in a large variety of workpiece matenals including most steels, ferritic and martensitic stainless steel, and irons. The thick coating is the preferred choice for cast iron machining because it has outstanding abrasion resistance and maintains hardness at high cutting speeds. Best economy and productivity can be attained when used at high speeds. Can withstand some interruptions. For rougher cutting, use grade KC9025.
KC9025 CARBIDE - CVD COATED Multilayer alumina C2-C3, C6-C7 P15-35 M15-25 K15-25 Steel, Stainless Steel, Cast Iron Composition: A thick alumina coated grade with a cobalt-enriched substrate. Application: Grade KC9025 can be considered the industry's best high-speed, general purpose tuming grade. Workpiece applications include most steels. ferritic and martensitic stainless steels, and irons. The smooth coating results in less microchipping, reduced frictional heat, and produces better surface finishes. The substrate maintains both toughness and edge strength. Performs well in moderately heavy roughing to semifinishing. Use grade KC9010 for the finish cut.
KC9040 CARBIDE - CVD COATED TiN Al203 TiC TiCN C5-C6 P30-45 M30-40 Steel, Stainless Steel Composition: An alumina coated grade with a tough cobalt-enriched substrate. Application: For heavy roughing applications on all types of steels, stainless steels, and most other materials when tool edge strength is critical. A specially designed coating preparation assures prolonged tool life. Apply with confidence on tough jobs.
KC9045 CARBIDE - CVD COATED Multilayer alumina C5 P35-P50 M35-M45 K30-K40 Steel, Stainless Steel, Cast Iron Composition: An alumina coating over a coarse grained substrate that has a minimal amount of solid solution carbide. Application: Designed for heavy to violent roughing of all types of materials where bulk toughness is essential. Reserve this grade for your most difficult interrupted cutting applications.
KC910 CARBIDE - CVD COATED Alumina C3, C7 P01-20 M05-20 K01-20 Steel, Stainless Steel, Cast Iron Composition: A thin alumina coating over a hard, deformation resistant substrate. Application: This grade excels in two main application areas; high-speed finishing of gray cast irons, and medium-speed finishing of alloy steels that are in a hardness range of 35 to 50 HRc. The hard substrate prolongs tool life in these applications. The alumina coating allows higher cutting speeds. The TiC layer contributes abrasion resistance, which is important for intended uses. Can withstand light interruptions. For heavy interrupted cuts, use grade KC9025.
KC9105 CARBIDE - CVD COATED MTCVD TiCN-Al2O3-TiN C3-C4 P05-P15, K05-K15 Steel, Cast Iron KC9105 Grade is for finishing to medium machining of most steels, ferretic, martenistic, and PH stainless steels and cast irons. The specially designjed substrate provides deformation resistance and insert edge strength. The extra-thick MT-TiCN layer provides outstanding flank wear resistance, while the thicl Al2O3 layer offers excellent crater wear resistance and speed capability.
KC9110 CARBIDE - CVD COATED Multilayer Al2O3+TiCN C3, C7 M10-M20, P05-P20 Stainless Steel, Steel 'Provides high edge toughness while maintaining superior deformation resistance. Permits higher machining speeds at greater metal removal rates. Reduces the possibility of insert breakage providing added security and reliability. The fine-grain Alpha Al2O3 coating prevents crater wear at elevated cutting speeds. (Stable at high temperatures) The thick K-TiCN layer is designed to control flank wear. Higher operating speeds with longer tool life and better work piece finishes resulting in shorter machine cycle times. Assures consistent part processing and dimensional control. Newly developed coating technology greatly improves the bond between coating layers, permitting thicker and tougher coating layers. Thicker secure coatings offer longer, more predictable tool life. Providing for reliable consistent part processing over extended runs. Longer tool life with better part finishes. Broader application range, especially in wet interrupted cutting operations. Excellent for gummy materials. (low carbon steels) A specially designed pre-coat treatment improves the bond of innermost coating layers to the substrate, allowing for superior adhesion. This process minimizes coating flaking from the substrate, resulting in longer tool life and greater operational security.
KC9125 CARBIDE - CVD COATED MULTILAYER Al2O3 +TiCN C2-C3, C6-C7 M15-M25, P15-P35 Stainless Steel, Steel Provides added edge toughness over KC9110 while maintaining deformation resistance. Permits higher feed rates and increased security for varied depth and interruped cuts. Permits higher machining speeds at greater metal removal rates. Reduces the possibility of insert breakage providing added security and reliability. The fine-grain Alpha Al2O3 coating prevents crater wear at elevated cutting speeds. (Stable at high temperatures) The thick K-TiCN layer is designed to control flank wear. Higher operating speeds with longer tool life and better work piece finishes resulting in shorter machine cycle times. Assures consistent part processing and dimensional control. Newly developed coating technology greatly improves the bond between coating layers, permitting thicker and tougher coating layers. Thicker secure coatings offer longer, more predictable tool life. Providing for reliable consistent part processing over extended runs. Longer tool life with better part finishes. Broader application range, especially in wet interrupted cutting operations. Excellent for gummy materials. (low carbon steels) A specially designed pre-coat treatment improves the bond of innermost coating layers to the substrate, allowing for superior adhesion. This process minimizes coating flaking from the substrate, resulting in longer tool life and greater operational security.
KC9140 CARBIDE - CVD COATED TiN/Al2O3/MT-TiCN/TiN C5-C6 P30-40 Steel Newly engineered, tough carbide grade with an advanced multi-layered TiN-MT-TiCN-Al2O3-TiN coating. For heavy roughing applications of alloy steels where insert edge strength is critical. A specially designed coating ensures excellent interlayer adhesion and long tool life.
KC915M CARBIDE - CVD COATED Alumina C1 K10-30 Cast Iron Coated carbide grade with a CVD multi-layer coating (TiN/MT TiCN/Al2O3). KC915M is a universal grade for milling cast iron. This cutting material is the first choice for light and general machining. KC915M can be used in wet and dry machining, although dry is preferred.
KC9210 CARBIDE - CVD COATED MT-CVD TiCN Al2O3 M10-M20 Stainless Steel The substrate and coating design of the KC9210 grade provides good depth-of-cut notch resistance and excellent resistance to built-up edge leading to a long and reliable tool life in finishing as well as medium machining of stainless steels.
KC9215 CARBIDE - CVD COATED K-MTCVD C2-C3 M10-M25 Stainless Steel For machining austenitic stainless steels at high speeds (350-900 sfm). Its proven cobalt-enriched substrate combines toughness and wear resistance, and its polished, multi-layer, K-coating provides extended tool life. Combined with a new stainless-friendly MP geometry, KC9215 is the best choice for improved surface finish and long tool life when finishing stainless steels.
KC9225 CARBIDE - CVD COATED TiN AL203 MT-TiCN C2-C3 M10-M25 Stainless Steel For heavily interrupted cutting to lightly interrupted cutting of austenitic stainless steels.
KC9230 CARBIDE - CVD COATED MT-CVD TiCN Al2O3 - M20-M30 Stainless Steel This CVD coated grade is engineered to deliver exceptional performance in medium machining and roughing of stainless steels and light to heavy interrupted cuts. It is endowed with excellent resistance to depth-of-cut notching and built-up edge often observed in the machining of stainless steels.
KC9240 CARBIDE - CVD COATED K-MTCVD C1-C2 M30-M40 Stainless Steel -
KC9245 CARBIDE - CVD COATED K-MTCVD C1-C2 M30-M45 Stainless Steel This K-MTCVD covered carbide grade is engineered to tae on the most brutal cast stainless steel machining applications. Its substrate withstands heavy interruptions while its polished surface resists build-up, even at slow cutting speeds. Additionally, it's wear-resistant coatingressts the micro-chipping common when machining austenitic stainless steel. KC9245 grade is also availlable in insert sizes and geometries appropriate for heavy feeds and large depths of cut;
KC9315 CARBIDE - CVD COATED K-MTCVD TiCN C3-C4 K10-K25 Cast Iron First choice for machining ductile cast iron materials. This new Kennametal grade provides a unique balance of strength and wear resistance that ensures tremendous tool life and application flexiblility when cutting ductile irons. The new multi-layer coating system applied to KC9315 is yor first choice for general-purpose ductile iron machining.
KC9320 CARBIDE - CVD COATED MTCVD-TiCN C3-C4 P10-P15, K10-K25 Steel, Cast Iron The KC9320 grade is specifically engineered to maximize coating adhesion and edge strength making this grade ideal in wet interrupted cutting of diuctile and gray irons. It can be in a wide range of applications from finishing to roughing to maximize productivity wherever strangth and reliability are needed.
KC9325 CARBIDE - CVD COATED TiCN Al2O3 C1-C3, C5-C7 K15-K30 Cast Iron A TiCN and alumina-coated grade with a strong, reliable substrate, the KC9325 grade is the perfect choice. Grade development for the KC9325 grade focused on a variety of ductile and cast iron operations. The coating and substrate are optimized for flexibility. If you are machining different types of ductile or cast irons where application confidence, flexibility and broad range reliability are your primary requirements. For heavily interrupted cutting to lightly interrupted cutting of cast iron materials
KC935 CARBIDE - CVD COATED Multi-layer C2, C6 M20-M35, P20-P40, K20-K30 P, M, K Composition: A multilayered coating with optimized layer thickness over a cobalt-enriched substrate. Application: Grade KC935 is fast becoming the favorite grade for soft and gummy workpiece materials. Successfully apply on most steels, ferritic, martensitic, and austenitic stainless steels, and heavier cutting in nickel base alloys. The TiCN/TiC coating layers are effective at low to medium speeds, and the outer alumina coating maintains hot hardness at medium to high speeds. The well balanced substrate maintains toughness and edge strength. The specially engineered coating surface provides a smooth, stable cutting edge that resists build-up and microchipping. If you like grade KC850, try grade KC935, and bring real flexibility to your metalcutting operations.
KC935M CARBIDE - CVD COATED Alumina C1, C5-C6 P20-40 M25-45 K30-40 P, M, K, S Coated carbide grade with CVD multi-layer coating (TiN/MT TiCN/Al2O3). KC935M is extremely well suited for wet or dry general purpose milling. KC935M can be used effectively across a wide range of materials such as steel, stainless steel, and ductile iron. Performs best dry at surface speeds in excess of 600 sfm or 180 meters.
KC950 CARBIDE - CVD COATED MULTIOAYER C3-C4 C7-C8 P05-20 M10-25 K01-20 Steel, Stainless Steel, Cast Iron Composition: A multilayered coating over a hard, cobalt-enriched substrate. Application: Best applied in tough, fairly hard, 35 to 45 HRc, alloy and bearing steels. This unique grade offers a substrate that combines hardness and toughness, and a coating design that resists crater and abrasive wear. Can withstand interruptions. Use for moderate roughing to semifinishing at medium to high cutting speeds and feeds. Consider using grade KC9025 for general purpose use.
KC990 CARBIDE - CVD COATED Multilayer alumina C3, C7 M15-M25, P10-P25 Stainless Steel, Steel Composition: A multilayered alumina coated grade with a high-strength substrate. Coated with TiCN and then alternating layers of Al2O3 and TiN. Application: Engineered for finishing of carbon and alloy steels, and ductile, nodular, or malleable irons. The thin alumina coating layers are very hard. Best speed range is above 650 sfm in smooth cuts. In most applications, grade KC990 may be replaced by grade KC9010, with better machining results.
KC992M CARBIDE - CVD COATED TiCN/Al2O3/TiN C2-C3 K10-K25 Cast Iron A multi-layered TiCN/Al2O3/TiN coated carbide. For milling of gray cast iron, with or without coolant, at medium feeds and speeds. Inserts with T-land geometries can machine nodular irons, (machiniability index of 68-78/BHN>300), up to 600 sfm. Chip loads will be equivalent to those found when machining cast irons.
KC994M CARBIDE - CVD COATED Al2O3 C2-C3 M15-35 K10-35 Stainless Steel, Cast Iron CVD Al2O3 coating on a tough carbide substrate. For wet or dry milling of high tensile nickel alloys and ductile irons. Tough, high wear resistant companion to KC730.
KCD25 DIAMOND COATED CARBIDE CVD thin film diamond C4 K05-15 Cast Iron Composition: A highly abrasion resistant, pure diamond coating over a general purpose carbide substrate. Application: This grade provides outstanding performance in roughing and semi-finishing operations, plus many finishing cuts. Recommended for free-machining low silicon content aluminum alloys, metal matrix composites, carbon and graphite composites, non-ferrous materials and non-metallics. May also be an economical choice for use on high silicon aluminum alloys (hypereutectic). Compared to conventional PCD grades, grade KCD25 provides the user with up to four cutting edges, and depth of cut limitations are no longer a concern. In addition, chip control geometries are now possible, the coating is more chemically stable, and higher cutting speeds are attainable. The cutting edge is slightly honed. This grade operates at medium- to ultra-high speeds.
KCK05 CARBIDE - CVD COATED TiCN/Al2O3 C3-C4 P05 K05-15 Steel, Cast Iron 'A multi-layered coating with moderately thick MTCVD TiCN-Al2O3 layers over a highly deformation resistant carbide substrate. The KCK05 grade is designed for high-speed machining of gray and ductile irons. The substrate and coating architecture together with CW5 post-coat treatment ensure a tremendous tool life advantage, especially when cutting higher tensile strength ductile and gray irons where workpiece size consistency and reliability of tool life are critical. This new Kennametal grade is excellent both in straight and varied-depth cuts.
KCK15 CARBIDE - CVD COATED TiCN/Al2O3 C3-C4 P05-10 K10-20 Steel, Cast Iron Composition: A multilayered coating with thick MTCVD TiCN-Al2O3 layers applied over a carbide substrate specifically engineered for cast irons. Application: Delivers consistent performance in high-speed machining of gray and ductile irons. The substrate design permits the inserts to stay in the cut for a long time at high speeds with minimum deformation. The thick CVD coating and post-coat treatment provide superior wear resistance ensuring long and consistent tool life. Can be applied both in straight and lightly interrupted cuts.
KCK20 CARBIDE - CVD COATED MTCVD TiCN-Al2O3 C2-C3 P10-15 K15-30 Steel, Cast Iron 'Composition: A specially toughened MTCVD TiCN-Al2O3 coating over a wear resistant substrate. Application: The KCK20 grade is specifically engineered to maximize coating adhesion and edge strength making this grade ideal in wet interrupted cutting of gray and ductile irons. It can be used in a wide range of applications from finishing to roughing to maximize productivity wherever strength and reliability are needed.
KCM15 CARBIDE - CVD COATED MTCVD TiCN-Al2O3 C2-C3 P15-25 M10-20 Steel, Stainless Steel 'Composition: A multi-layered MTCVD TiCN-Al2O3 coated carbide grade. Application: An excellent finishing to medium machining grade for austenitic stainless steels at higher speeds. Covers a broad range of steel applications in the P20-25 range. KCM15 grade in combination with unique geometries has been designed to resist depth-of-cut notching and minimize burr formation in the machining of stainless steels. The post-coat treatment reduces coating stresses, improves coating adhesion, minimizes microchipping and edge build-up, and improves workpiece finish
KCM25 CARBIDE - CVD COATED TiN-MT-TiCN-Al2O3 C1-C2 P25-35 M20-30 Steel, Stainless Steel Composition: A multi-layered CVD coating comprised of TiN-MT-TiCN-Al2O3 layers over a tough, cobalt-enriched carbide substrate. Application: This CVD coated grade is designed for general purpose machining of austenitic stainless steels at moderate speeds and feeds. KCM25 grade inserts offer an extraordinary combination of toughness, built-up edge resistance, and wear resistance in stainless steel applications.
KCM35 CARBIDE - CVD COATED TiN/TiCN/Al2O3 C1-C2 P35-45 M30-40 Steel, Stainless Steel A multi-layered TiN-MT-TiCN-Al2O3 CVD coating over a super-tough substrate. The KCM35 grade is engineered to take on the most brutal cast stainless steel machining applications. The substrate withstands heavy interruptions, while the coating provides wear resistance needed for long tool life. The polished surface resists edge build-up, even at slow cutting speeds. KCM35 grade is available in insert sizes and geometries appropriate for heavy feeds and large depths-of-cut.
KCP05 CARBIDE CVD- MTCVD TiCN-Al2O3 C3-C4 P05-15 K05-15 Steel, Cast-Iron Composition: An innovative, highly deformation-resistant cobalt-enriched substrate with a specially designed adherent MTCVD-TiCN-Al2O3 coating. Application: The KCP05 grade is for finishing to semi-finishing of most steels, ferritic, martensitic, and PH stainless steels and cast irons. The specially designed substrate provides excellent combination of deformation resistance and insert edge strength. The new coating combined with a state-of-the-art post-coat treatment provides high productivity with long predictable tool life and superior workpiece surface finish
KCP10 CARBIDE CVD- MTCVD TiCN-Al2O3 C3, C7 P10-20 K10-15 Steel, Cast-Iron Composition: A specially engineered cobalt-enriched carbide grade with thick MTCVD-TiCN-Al2O3 coating for maximum wear resistance. Application: An excellent finishing to medium machining grade for a variety of workpiece materials, including most steels, ferritic, martensitic, and PH stainless steels, and cast irons. The cobalt-enriched substrate offers a balanced combination of deformation resistance and edge toughness, while the thick coating layers offer outstanding abrasion resistance and crater wear resistance for high-speed machining. The smooth coating provides good resistance to edge build-up and microchipping and produces excellent surface finishes.
KCP25 CARBIDE CVD- MTCVD TiCN-Al2O3 C2-C3, C6-C7 P20-30 K25-35 Steel, Cast-Iron Composition: A tough cobalt-enriched carbide grade with a newly designed multi-layer MTCVD-TiCN-Al2O3 coating with superior interlayer adhesion. Application: This is the industry's best general-purpose turning grade for most steels and ferritic and martensitic stainless steels. The substrate design ensures adequate deformation-resistance along with excellent insert edge strength. The coating layers offer good wear resistance over a wide range of machining conditions and the post-coat treatment minimizes microchipping and improves coating adhesion to substrate leading to long tool life and improved workpiece finishes.
KCP25B CARBIDE - CVD COATED MTCVD TiCN-Al2O3-TiOCN - P20-P30, K25-K35 Steel, Cast Iron A tough cobalt-enriched carbide grade with a newly designed multilayer MTCVD-TiCN-Al2O3-TiOCN coating with superior interlayer adhesion. Best general-purpose turning grade for most steels and ferritic and martensitic stainless steels. The substrate design ensures adequate deformation resistance with excellent insert edge strength. Coating layers offer good wear resistance over a wide range of machining conditions and the post-coat treatment minimizes microchipping and improves coating adhesion to substrate leading to long tool life and improved workpiece finishes.
KCP30 CARBIDE CVD- MTCVD TiCN-Al2O3 C5-C6 P30-40 Steel A newly engineered, tough cobalt-enriched carbide grade with an advanced multi-layered TiN-MT-TiCN-Al2O3 coating. For medium to rough machining of all carbon, alloy, and stainless steels. The substrate design provides superior insert strength that is required for this application, and the multilayer coating adds wear resistance to the insert resulting in long tool life.
KCP40 CARBIDE - CVD COATED TiN/TiCN/Al2O3 C5-C6 P35-45 M30-40 Steel, Stainless Steel 'For heavy roughing of carbon, alloy, and stainless steels. The substrate-coating combination provides unbelievable toughness and operational security allowing high metal removal rates even in most demanding interrupted cuts.'
KCPK30 CARBIDE - CVD COATED TiN-TiCN-Al2O3 - P25-40 K25-40 Steel, Cast Iron A multilayered TiN-TiCN-Al2O3-CVD-coated carbide grade with advanced Beyond post-coat treatment and a very tough substrate. KCPK30 has a wide application area in general and rough milling of steels and cast irons. It performs best dry but can also be used wet.
KCU10 CARBIDE PVD-AlTiN C3-C4 P10-20 M10-20 K10-20 N10-20 S10-20 H10 Steel, Stainless Steel, Cast-Iron, Non-Ferrous Metals, High-Temp Alloys, Hardened Metals Composition: An advanced PVD TiAlN coating over a very deformation-resistant unalloyed carbide substrate. The KCU10 grade's new and improved coating improves edge stability with wide range speed and feed capabilities. Application: The KCU10 grade is ideal for finishing to general machining of most workpiece materials at a wide range of speed and feed capabilities. Excellent for machining most steels, stainless steels, cast irons, non-ferrous materials, and super alloys with improved edge toughness and higher cutting speed/feed capability. It also performs well machining hardened and short-chipping materials.
KCU25 CARBIDE PVD-AlTiN C2, C6 P20-30 M20-30 K20-30 N20-30 S20-30 Steel, Stainless Steel, Cast-Iron, Non-Ferrous Metals, High-Temp Alloys Composition: An advanced PVD TiAlN coated grade with a tough, ultra-fine grain unalloyed substrate. Application: For general purpose machining of most steels, stainless steels, high-temperature alloys, titanium, irons, and non-ferrous materials. Speeds may vary from low to medium and will handle interruptions and high feed rates.
KD050 DIAMOND - POLYCRYSTALLINE - C8 K01-K03 Steel Composition: A low CBN content, PCBN tip brazed onto a carbide insert. Application: Designed for precision finishing of hardened steels (>45 HRc), the harder the better. Use on bearing steel, hot and cold work tool steels, high-speed steels, die steels, case hardened steels, carburized and nitrided irons, and some hard coatings. Do not apply on soft steel, rapid crater wear will result. When possible use negative rake tools. Available in mini tips and regular size tips and various edge preps.' ['S'-std tip, 'D'-two sided mini-tip w/ hone, 'SD'-two sided mini-tip w/ T-land and hone]
KD081 CBN - POLYCRYSTALLINE - C8 H01-H05 Hardened Materials Composition: A low CBN content, PCBN tip brazed onto a carbide insert. Application: Designed for roughing to semi-finishing of hardened steels (>45 HRc). Like grade KD050, apply on bearing steel, hot and cold work tool steels, high-speed steels, die steels, case hardened steels. carburized and nitrided irons, and some hard coatings. Do not apply on soft steel, rapid crater wear will result. When possible use negative rake tools. Available in mini tips and regular size tips, and various edge preps.' ['S'-std tip, 'D'-two sided mini-tip w/ hone, 'SD'-two sided mini-tip w/ T-land and hone]
KD100 DIAMOND - POLYCRYSTALLINE - C4 K03-K20 Non-Ferrous, High-Temp Alloys Composition: A polycrystalline diamond tip (PCD) brazed onto a carbide substrate. Application: Grade KD100 is for general purpose turning. The cutting tool material contains a binder in addition to diamond particles. This makes the grade suitable for roughing to finishing all types of highly abrasive workpieces. including non-ferrous metals and non-metallics. Use as your first choice on high content silicon aluminum alloys (hypereutectic). Will produce generally good surface finishes. Provides the best mechanical shock resistance of the diamond tool materials. The cutting edge is sharp. This grade operates at very high speeds.' ['S'-std tip, 'D'-two sided mini-tip w/ hone, 'SD'-two sided mini-tip w/ T-land and hone]
KD100 DIAMOND - POLYCRYSTALLINE - C4 K05-20 Cast Iron Composition: A polycrystalline diamond tip (PCD) brazed onto a carbide substrate. Application: Grade KD100 is for general purpose turning. The cutting tool material contains a binder in addition to diamond particles. This makes the grade suitable for roughing to finishing all types of highly abrasive workpieces. including non-ferrous metals and non-metallics. Use as your first choice on high content silicon aluminum alloys (hypereutectic). Will produce generally good surface finishes. Provides the best mechanical shock resistance of the diamond tool materials. The cutting edge is sharp. This grade operates at very high speeds.' ['S'-std tip, 'D'-two sided mini-tip w/ hone, 'SD'-two sided mini-tip w/ T-land and hone]
KD120 CBN - POLYCRYSTALLINE - C8 K05-K15 Cast Iron Composition: A high CBN content, PCBN tip brazed onto a carbide insert. Application: The primary application area for high CBN content grades is in roughing to finishing of fully pearlitic gray cast iron, chilled irons, high chrome alloys steels, sintered powdered metals, and heavy cuts in hardened steels (>45 HRc). Also use for finishing chilled cast iron and fully pearlitic cast iron. Do not apply on finishing cuts in hardened steels, use grade KD050 or grade KD081 for that purpose. Available in regular size tips.' ['S'-std tip, 'D'-two sided mini-tip w/ hone, 'SD'-two sided mini-tip w/ T-land and hone]
KD120 CBN - POLYCRYSTALLINE - C8 K05-15 Cast Iron Composition: A high CBN content, PCBN tip brazed onto a carbide insert. Application: The primary application area for high CBN content grades is in roughing to finishing of fully pearlitic gray cast iron, chilled irons, high chrome alloys steels, sintered powdered metals, and heavy cuts in hardened steels (>45 HRc). Also use for finishing chilled cast iron and fully pearlitic cast iron. Do not apply on finishing cuts in hardened steels, use grade KD050 or grade KD081 for that purpose. Available in regular size tips.' ['S'-std tip, 'D'-two sided mini-tip w/ hone, 'SD'-two sided mini-tip w/ T-land and hone]
KD1400 DIAMOND - POLYCRYSTALLINE - - N05-15 S05 Non-Ferrous Metals, High-Temp Alloys An ultra-fine-grain, polycrystalline diamond (PCD) tip brazed onto a carbide substrate. Designed for general-purpose turning of primarily non-ferrous materials. It can be applied over a wide range of continuous to interrupted cuts where superior surface finish is needed. Use on low to medium silicon-content aluminum alloys, non-metallics, copper, and brass and zinc based alloys. The ultra-fine grain diamond particle size enables superior surface finishes while ensuring the best mechanical shock resistance of any PCD cutting tool.
KD1405 DIAMOND - POLYCRYSTALLINE - - N05-10 S05 Non-Ferrous Metals, High-Temp Alloys Pure CVD deposited diamond sheet tool direct brazed to a carbide substrate. Industry's most abrasion resistant tool material for non-ferrous and non-metallic materials. Best applied when abrasion resistance is the desired benefit. Not as tough as KD100, but can withstand moderate interruptions when turning and traditional face milling operations.
KD1410 DIAMOND - POLYCRYSTALLINE - - N10-15 Non-Ferrous Materials A PCD-tip brazed to carbide for machining aluminum with a very high silicon content, abrasive non-ferrous materials, and fiber-reinforced plastics. KD1410 can be used at very high cutting speeds, even where good surface finishes are required. This grade can be used both wet or dry but is suggested to use coolant where good surface finishes are required.
KD1415 DIAMOND - POLYCRYSTALLINE - - N15-20 Non-Ferrous Materials PCD-tip brazed to carbide. For general machining of aluminum with a low silicon content, non-ferrous heavy metals and plastics. KD1415 can be used at high cutting speeds and for continuous cutting, even where outstanding surface finishes are required. KD1415 is suitable for wet and dry machining.
KD1420 DIAMOND - POLYCRYSTALLINE - - N10-20 Non-Ferrous Materials Grade KD1420 is a varied-grain, PCD-brazed tip grade. Well-suited for machining low-silicon aluminum, non-ferrous heavy metals, and plastics. Can be used at high cutting speeds where outstanding finish is required. Suitable for wet and dry machining.
KD1425 DIAMOND - POLYCRYSTALLINE - - N10-20 Non-Ferrous Materials A multimodal PCD grade with a range of grain sizes brazed onto a carbide substrate. Engineered for extreme abrasion resistance, combined with good edge strength for demanding applications. An ideal choice for high-silicon aluminum alloys, bi-metallic (AL/GCI) materials, MMC, carbon-fiber reinforce plastics, and other abrasive non-metallic materials.
KD200 CBN - POLYCRYSTALLINE - - K05-K15 Cast Iron Composition: A high CBN content, solid PCBN structure having multiple cutting edges. Application: Grade KD200 is applied in the same machining parameters as grade KD120, however, the solid inserts offer better security and shock resistance than the tipped grade KD120 inserts. Multiple cutting edges are available on the solid grade KD200 inserts. Always apply solid PCBN's first. if the insert geometry and available toolholders will allow its use. Always use a T-land edge prep if possible.' ['S'-std tip, 'D'-two sided mini-tip w/ hone, 'SD'-two sided mini-tip w/ T-land and hone]
KD240 CBN - POLYCRYSTALLINE TiN C8 K05-K15 Cast Iron Composition: A high CBN content, solid PCBN structure having multiple cutting edges and a TiN coating. Application: Grade KD240 is applied in the same machining parameters as the other high CBN content grades - KD120 and KD200. In addition, grade KD240 provides the user with a gold colored coating to aid in the identification of worn cutting edges. This feature is especially beneficial when using round insert shapes to get the maximum number of insert indexes. Always use a T-land edge prep if possible.' ['S'-std tip, 'D'-two sided mini-tip w/ hone, 'SD'-two sided mini-tip w/ T-land and hone]
KMF CARBIDE UNCOATED C1-C2 K20-30 N20-30 S20-25 Cast Iron, Non-Ferrous Materials, High-Temp Alloys
KT1120 CERMET UNCOATED C2, C6 P05, M05, K05 Steel, Stainless Steel A tough uncoated micro-grained TiCN-based Cermet grade for turning applications. The substrate design and the microstructure of this cermet grade to deliver superior performance in finishing medium machining oflow to medium carbon steels, ideal for applications in the general engineering, automotive, and industrial manufacturing industries.
KT125 CERMET TiC/TiCN C4, C8 M01-M10, P01-P05 Steel, Stainless Steel Composition: A hard and very wear resistant TiC/TiN-base grade. Application: Used for high-speed, precision turning and boring of carbon steels, alloy steels, stainless steels and ductile and malleable irons.
KT150 CERMET TiC/TiCN C4, C8 M05-M15, P01-P10 Steel, Stainless Steel Composition: A general purpose TiC/TiN-base grade. Application: Used for high-speed, semifinish turning and boring of carbon steels, alloy steels, stainless steels and ductile and malleable irons.
KT175 CERMET TiC/TiCN C3, C7 M10-M20, P01-P15 Steel, Stainless Steel Composition: A tougher TiC/TiN-base grade. Application: Used for medium to high-speed, light roughing to semifinishing of carbon steels, alloy steels, stainless steels, and ductile and malleable irons.
KT195M CERMET - - P10-30 M15-25 Steel, Stainless Steel Maximum toughness and edge chipping resistance in dry milling applications on carbon and alloy steels, and stainless steels at moderate speeds and medium chip loads.
KT315 CERMET - PVD COATED PVD TiN/TiCN/TiN C3, C7 P05-10 M05-10 K05-10 Steel, Stainless Steel, Cast Iron Composition: A multi-layered PVD TiN/TiCN/TiN coated cermet turning grade. Application: Ideal for finishing and semifinishing of most carbon and alloy steels, and stainless steels. Performs very well in cast and ductile iron applications too. Provides long and consistently reliable tool life and will produce excellent workpiece surface finishes.
KT5020 CERMET -PVD COATED TiAlN C3-C4 P15-P25, M15-M25, K15-K25 Steel, Stainless Steel, Cast Iron A Multilayer PVD TiAlN-TiN coated cermet turning grade. The tough substrate combined with the micro-grain structure of this PVD coated cermet grade is engineered to deliver reliable performance and long tool life in applications requiring high speeds and smaller depths-of-cut. Ideally suited for high-speed finishing to medium machining of plain carbon steels, alloy steels, and stainless steels.
KT530M CERMET - PVD COATED TiN C6-C7 P10-30 M10-25 Steel, Stainless Steel Cermet with TiAlN coating. KT530M is a universal milling cermet grade. This cutting material is the first choice for light machining of steel and stainless steel. KT530M can be used with or without coolant.
KT605M - - - - Steel, Stainless Steel The high edge strength permits sharp cutting edges and exhibits virtually no edge build-up during machining. This results in excellent surface finishes.
KTP10 CERMET - PVD COATED PVD TiN/TiCN/TiN C3, C7 P05-10 M05-10 K05-10 Steel, Stainless Steel, Cast Iron Composition: A multi-layered, PVD TiN/TiCN/TiN coated cermet turning grade. Application: Ideal for high-speed finishing to medium machining of most carbon and alloy steels and stainless steels. Performs very well in cast and ductile iron applications, too. Provides long and consistent tool life and will produce excellent workpiece finishes.
KU10 CARBIDE Uncoated C3 M10-20 K05-20 N10-20 S10-20 Stainless Steel, Cast Iron, Non-Ferrous Metals, Hardened Materials Composition: A hard, low binder content, unalloyed grade WC/Co fine grained grade. Application: The KU10 grade has excellent abrasion resistance for machining cast irons, austenitic stainless steels, non-ferrous metals, non-metals, and most high-temperature alloys. Use as a general-purpose grade for non-ferrous materials.
KU10T CARBIDE - PVD COATED TiN/TiAlN C3-C4 P10-20 M10-20 K10-20 N10-20 S10-20 H10 Steel, Stainless Steel, Cast Iron, Non-Ferrous Materials, High-Temp Alloys Advanced PVD coating over a highly deformation-resistant carbide substrate. An ideal general machining grade designed for medium to finishing operations. Excellent when machining most steels, stainless steels, cast irons, non-ferrous materials, and superalloys under stable conditions. Also effective when machining hardened and short-chipping materials.'
KU25T CARBIDE - PVD COATED TiN/TiAlN C5-C6 C2-C4 P20-30 M20-30 K20-30 N20-30 S20-30 Steel, Stainless Steel, Cast Iron, Non-Ferrous Materials, High-Temp Alloys 'Advanced PVD coating over a tough and highly wear resistant carbide substrate. Ideal for finishing to general machining of most workpiece materials. With a higher cobalt content than KU10T, this grade provides the toughness needed to handle the demands of grooving, threading and cut-off operations. Performs extremely well when machining most steels, stainless steels, cast irons, non-ferrous materials, and superalloys under stable conditions. Also can be effectively applied when machining hardened and short-chipping materials.
KU30T CARBIDE - CVD COATED TiN/TiCN/TiN C5-C6 P20-45 M25-35 K30-40 S25-30 Steel, Stainless Steel, Cast Iron, High-Temp Alloys Tough cobalt-enriched substrate with a multi-layered CVD coating. New grade designed specifically for the job shop industry where a wide range of workpiece materials is employed. With its tough cobalt-enriched substrate, KU30T performs very effectively in roughing through finishing operations. The post-coat grinding of the insert permits stable insert seating while the post-coat treament resists workpiece build-up and microchipping. For machining steels, cast irons, and stainless steels, your first choices are the -RN, -MN, and the -RP geometries. For medium machining and finishing, the -MP and -FP geometries with a positive rake are suggested
KY1320 CERAMIC UNCOATED - K10-25 Cast Iron -
KY1525 CERAMIC - SILICON NITRIDE - C4 S05-15 High-Temp Alooys Advanced silicon carbide whisker reinforced aluminum oxynitride grade. Excellent combination of wear resistance, edge toughness, and thermal shock resistance for general purpose to finish machining of high-temperature alloys. Proven excellent depth-of-cut notch resistance as compared to whisker reinforced alumina-based ceramics.
KY1540 CERAMIC - SILICON NITRIDE SiAlON C4 S10-20 High-Temp Alooys Combines excellent wear properties, fracture toughness, and thermal shock resistance for general purpose to finish machining of high-temperature alloys. Provides superior depth-of-cut notch resistance compared to whisker ceramics.
KY1615 CERAMIC - ALUMINA/TiC - C4, C8 K01-K05, P01-P05 Cast Iron, Steel Advanced alumina/TiC ceramic grade (black). Great combination of toughness and wear resistance; used for machining alloy steels, tool steels and stainless steels to 60 HRC (653 HB). It is also applied in finish turning and boring of cast irons.
KY2000 CERAMIC - ALUMINA/TiC SiAlON C4 M25, K15 Stainless Steel, Cast Iron Composition: An advanced sialon grade. Application: Excellent combination of thermal shock resistance and fracture toughness; used for general purpose machining of high-temperature alloys.
KY2100 CERAMIC - SILICON NITRIDE - C4 K05-K15, S10-S25 Cast Iron, High-Temp Alloys Good mechanical shock resistance combined with edge wear resistance. Used for general purpose machining of high-temperature alloys. Replaced by KYSM10 grade.
KY3000 CERAMIC - SILICON NITRIDE - C4 K05-K20, S10-S30 Cast Iron Composition: An advanced sialon grade. Application: Maximum edge wear resistance; used for finishing to general purpose machining of gray cast iron and maximum toughness for roughing high-temperature alloys.
KY3400 CERAMIC - SILICON NITRIDE CVD C3 K10-K30 Cast Iron Composition: CVD coated pure silicon nitride grade. Application: Excellent combination of toughness and edge wear resistance; used for general purpose machining of gray cast irons and ductile or nodular cast irons.
KY3500 CERAMIC - SILICON NITRIDE - C2 K10-30 Cast Iron A ceramic cutting material based on micro-grain Si3N4 primarily for use in light to general machining of gray cast iron and ferritic ductile cast iron. Dry machining is preferred while using this grade.
KY3500 CERAMIC - SILICON NITRIDE CERAMIC - SILICON NITRIDE C2 K10-K30 Cast Iron A ceramic cutting material based on micro-grain Si3N4 primarily for use in light to general machining of gray cast iron and ferritic ductile cast iron. Dry machining is preferred while using this grade. Maximum toughness; used at high-feed rates for rough machining of gray cast iron, including machining through interruptions.
KY4300 CERAMIC - ALUMINA/TiC Al2O3 /SiCW C4 M30-40 S25-35 H40-45 Stainless Steel, High-Temp Alloys, Hardened Materials Whisker ceramic with a matrix of Al2O3 and SiCW. The SiC whiskers embedded in the micro structure give this ceramic excellent toughness for cutting high-temp alloys and cast materials with high Brinell hardness. Replaced by KYHS10 grade.
KY4400 CERAMIC - ALUMINA/TiC TiN C4, C8 H05-10 Hardened Materials A PVD TiN coating over an aluminum oxide and titanium carbonitride composite ceramic (Al2O3/TiCN). Used for finish turning of hardened steels and irons (>45 HRC). Where possible, use under dry conditions in smooth or varied depths of cut. Can also be applied in finish turning of nickel alloys, cobalt alloys, and powder metals.
KYK10 CERAMIC - SILICON NITRIDE SiAlON - K5-15 Cast Iron An advanced sialon ceramic grade. Provides maximum wear resistance. Use for high-speed continuous turning of gray cast iron, including through scale.
KYK25 CERAMIC - SILICON NITRIDE SiAlON C3 K10-20 Cast Iron Pure silicon nitride ceramic with an alumina CVD coating. Excellent combination of toughness and edge wear resistance. Used for general-purpose machining of gray, ductile, or nodular cast irons.
KYS25 CERAMIC - ALUMINA/TiC Alumina-TiCN C4 S15-25 H30-35 High-Temp Alloys, Hardened Materials SiAlON ceramic with a multi-layered alumina-TiCN CVD coating. Compliments the KYS30 grade when machining high-temp and nickel-based alloys and cast materials with high Brinell hardness. This advanced CVD coating provides excellent chemical and depth-of-cut notch resistance compared to whisker ceramics.
KYS30 CERAMIC - SILICON NITRIDE SiAlON C4 S20-30 High-Temp Alloys Latest and most advanced sialon material developed. Combines excellent wear properties, fracture toughness, and thermal shock resistance for general-purpose to finish machining of high-temp alloys. Provides superior depth-of-cut notch resistance compared to whisker ceramics.
TN5515 CARBIDE - CVD COATED MT-CVD-TiN-TiCN-Al203 - - Cast Iron Coated carbide grade TN5515 has an MT-CVD-TiN-TiCN-Al203 coating. Engineered for a balanced toughness and wear ratio. Ideal for light to medium machining of all cast irons.
TN5520 CARBIDE - CVD COATED MT-CVD-TiN-TiCN-Al204 - - Cast Iron Coated carbide grade TN5520 has an MT-CVD-TiN-TiCN-Al203 coating. Ideal for light to medium machining of all cast irons.
TN6510 CARBIDE - PVD COATED TiAlN - - Cast Iron Coated carbide grade TN6510 has a PVD-TiAlN multilayer. It performs well in light to medium machining of all cast irons.
TN6520 CARBIDE - PVD COATED TiAlN - - Cast Iron Grade TN6520 has a PVD-TiAlN multilayer. It is engineeered for light and medium machining of all types of cast irons.
TN6525 CARBIDE - PVD COATED TiAlN - - Steel, Stainless Steel, Cast Iron Carbide grade TN6525 has aPVD-TiAlN multilayer. It is ideal for light and medium machining applications in steels and high-strength nodular cast irons.
TN6540 CARBIDE - PVD COATED TiAlN - - Steel, Stainless Steel, Cast Iron Coated carbide grade TN6540 has a PVD-TiAlN multilayer and is excellent for medium and heavy machining applications. It is ideal for use in all steels and nodular cast irons.
TN7525 CARBIDE - CVD COATED MT-CVD-TiN-TiCN-Al203-TiN - - Steel, Stainless Steel Coated carbide grade TN7525 has an MT-CVD-TiN-TiCN-Al203-TiN coating. Engineered for light and medium machining of all steels and nodular cast irons.

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