Grade Info

General Information:
Grade StatusOld Version
Substrate ClassVery Hard
Coat TypeThin PVD
Post TreatN


IC804 is an older generation grade that is no longer recomended by Iscar
The recomended modern alternative is :IC806
The data below is the data for IC806 However, It should be fairly accurate also for IC804

From Iscar's website:

A tough submicron substrate, TiAlN PVD coated grade followed by a special "SUMO TEC" surface treatment. Suitable for turning Inconel at low to medium cutting speeds.

Application Range for IC806 (IC804)

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

Equivalent Grades for IC806 (IC804)

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 IC806

Cutting Speed recommendations for IC806 (IC804)

How to use our Cutting Speeds Recommendations

  • Pay attention that your desired unit (SFM or m/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 m/min
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