General Information for Grade IC8250

Brand:Iscar
Grade StatusActive - Primary
Main ApplicationsTurning / Grooving
Substrate ClassSemi Tough
Coat TypeCVD
Post TreatY

From Iscar's website:

A tough substrate with a cobalt enriched layer combined with MTCVD TiCN and a thick alpha Al2O3 CVD coating. Recommended for general use machining of steel in a wide range of conditions, featuring high toughness and wear resistance.


Application Range for IC8250

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Equivalent Grades for IC8250

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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 IC8250

Cutting Speed recommendations for IC8250

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