General Information for Grade ACP3000

Brand:Sumitomo
Grade StatusActive - Primary
Main ApplicationsMilling
Substrate ClassTough
Coat TypeThin PVD
Post TreatY

From Sumitomo's website:

Our 1st recommended grade for milling steel. Carbide substrate with excellent thermal crack resistance, plus a new coating with excellent wear resistance and chipping resistance, realises stable long tool life over a wide range of cutting conditions


Application Range for ACP3000

* If you don't understand the below table? Read This Explanation to make the most out of it!

Equivalent Grades for ACP3000

The most compatible grade from each brand!

A higher score (Up to 100%) means the grades are more compatible. A lower score or a particular grade not listed does not mean it is not a good grade. It means that its physical and mechanical properties are less close to ACP3000

Cutting Speed recommendations for ACP3000

How to use our Cutting Speeds Recommendations


  • Pay attention that your desired unit (SFM or mm/min) is selected!
  • Speeds are given for stable conditions of Machine, Tool, and workpiece.
  • An empty cell means the grade is not available for the combination of material and application.
  • For more specific Cutting Speeds Recommendations use our advanced
    SPEEDS AND FEEDS CALCULATOR

Unit Selector:

SFM mm/min
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