General Information for Grade GC1020

Grade StatusActive - Complementary
Main ApplicationsMilling
Substrate ClassSemi Hard
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

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

Equivalent Grades for GC1020

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 GC1020

Cutting Speed recommendations for GC1020

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

Unit Selector:

SFM mm/min
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