General Information for Grade IC428

Grade StatusActive - Old Version
Substrate ClassHard
Coat TypeCVD
Post TreatN


This is an older generation grade that is no longer recomended by Iscar
The recomended modern alternative is :IC5010
The data below is the data for IC5010 However, It should be fairly accurate also for IC428

From Iscar's website:

A hard substrate, improved MTCVD TiCN and a thick alpha Al2O3 CVD coating. Recommended mainly for grey cast iron at stable or slightly unstable conditions. Can be used successfully also on nodular cast iron.

Application Range for IC5010 (IC428)

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

Equivalent Grades for IC5010 (IC428)

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 IC5010

Cutting Speed recommendations for IC5010 (IC428)

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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