Grade Info

General Information:
BrandSandvik
Grade StatusComplementary
ApplicationsMilling
Substrate ClassHard
Coat TypePVD
Post TreatN

From Sandvik's website:

Hard, PVD-coated grade with thin coating for light to rough finishing of nodular cast iron in dry and wet conditions and gray cast iron in wet and average to stable conditions. First choice for nodular cast iron and/or small diameter cutters.



Application Range for GC1020

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Equivalent Grades for GC1020

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Cutting Speed recommendations for GC1020

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  • An empty cell means the grade is not available for the combination of material and application.
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