Grade Info

General Information:
Grade StatusPrimary
Substrate ClassHard
Coat TypePVD
Post TreatN

From Kennametal's website:

Coated carbide grade with TiAlN coating (PVD). KC520M is a carbide grade developed specifi cally for general machining of ductile cast iron. This grade can be used with or without coolant.

Application Range for KC520M

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Equivalent Grades for KC520M

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 KC520M

Cutting Speed recommendations for KC520M

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