General Information for Grade GC2040

Grade StatusActive - Primary
Main ApplicationsMilling
Substrate ClassTough
Coat TypeThin CVD
Post TreatN

From Sandvik's website:

Tough, medium-thick coated CVD grade designed for tough and demanding, medium to rough milling applications with poor stability in dry conditions. High feed rates, large diameters and radial engagements.

Application Range for GC2040

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

Equivalent Grades for GC2040

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 GC2040

Cutting Speed recommendations for GC2040

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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