Grade Info

General Information:
BrandIscar
Grade StatusOld Version
Substrate ClassHard
Coat TypePVD
Post TreatN

OLD GRADE NOTICE!

IC908 is an older generation grade that is no longer recomended by Iscar
The recomended modern alternative is :IC808
The data below is the data for IC808 However, It should be fairly accurate also for IC908

From Iscar's website:

A hard, submicron substrate with excellent chipping resistance, combined with a "SUMO TEC" TiAlN PVD coating. Provides high wear resistance. Recommended for a very wide range of materials.



Application Range for IC808 (IC908)

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Equivalent Grades for IC808 (IC908)

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 echo


Cutting Speed recommendations for IC808 (IC908)

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
    SPEEDS AND FEEDS CALCULATOR

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