Grade Info

General Information:
BrandKennametal
Grade StatusPrimary
ApplicationsMilling
Substrate ClassSemi Tough
Coat TypePVD
Post TreatN

From Kennametal's website:

Coated carbide grade with a AlTiN (PVD) coating. KC522M is engineered to provide better performance in general machining of high-temperature alloys and stainless steel. KC522M resists breakage and offers improved wear resistance and increased strength.



Application Range for KC522M

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Equivalent Grades for KC522M

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Cutting Speed recommendations for KC522M

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