General Information:
Grade StatusPrimary
Substrate ClassVery Hard
Coat TypePVD
Post TreatN

From Kennametal's website:

Composition: An advanced PVD AlTiN coating over a very deformation-resistant unalloyed carbide substrate. Application: The KC5010™ grade is ideal for fi nishing to general machining of most workpiece materials at higher speeds. Excellent for machining most steels, stainless steels, cast irons, non-ferrous materials, and high-temp alloys under stable conditions. It also performs well machining hardened and short chipping materials.

Application Range for KC5010

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

Equivalent Grades for KC5010

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 KC5010

Cutting Speed recommendations for KC5010

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:

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