General Information for Grade KCP05

Grade StatusActive - Old Version
Substrate ClassHard
Coat TypeCVD
Post TreatN


This is an older generation grade that is no longer recomended by Kennametal
The recomended modern alternative is :KCP05B
The data below is the data for KCP05B However, It should be fairly accurate also for KCP05

From Kennametal's website:

Composition: An innovative, highly deformation-resistant, cobalt-enriched substrate with a

Application Range for KCP05B (KCP05)

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

Equivalent Grades for KCP05B (KCP05)

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 KCP05B

Cutting Speed recommendations for KCP05B (KCP05)

How to use our Cutting Speeds Recommendations

  • Pay attention that your desired unit (SFM or mm/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:

SFM mm/min
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