General Information for Grade F40M

Brand:Seco
Grade StatusActive - Primary
Main ApplicationsMilling
Substrate ClassSemi Tough
Coat TypePVD
Post TreatN

From Seco's website:

PVD-coated grade for fine to medium rough milling. First choice for milling with small feeds and/or low cutting speeds. Excellent for milling when there is a risk of vibrations and when coolant is used. Recommended for machining superalloys. (Ti, Al) N – TiN


Application Range for F40M

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Equivalent Grades for F40M

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 F40M

Cutting Speed recommendations for F40M

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  • 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.
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    SPEEDS AND FEEDS CALCULATOR

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