Grade Info

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


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

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