General Information:
BrandKennametal
Grade StatusOld Version
Substrate ClassTough
Coat TypeThin CVD
Post TreatY

OLD GRADE NOTICE!

KCM25 is an older generation grade that is no longer recomended by Kennametal
The recomended modern alternative is :KCM25B
The data below is the data for KCM25B However, It should be fairly accurate also for KCM25

From Kennametal's website:

Composition: A multilayer MTCVD TiCN-Al2O3-TiOCN coated carbide grade. Application: This CVD-coated grade is designed for general-purpose machining of austenitic stainless steels at moderate speeds and feeds. This grade offers an extraordinary combination of toughness, built-up edge resistance, and wear resistance in stainless steel applications.




Application Range for KCM25B (KCM25)

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



Equivalent Grades for KCM25B (KCM25)

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 KCM25B



Cutting Speed recommendations for KCM25B (KCM25)

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

Unit Selector:

SFM m/min
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