General Information for Grade KCP40

BranKennametal
Grade StatusActive - Old Version
Substrate ClassTough
Coat TypeThin CVD
Post TreatY

OLD GRADE NOTICE!

This is an older generation grade that is no longer recomended by Kennametal
The recomended modern alternative is :KCP40B
The data below is the data for KCP40B However, It should be fairly accurate also for KCP40

From Kennametal's website:

Composition: A tough carbide grade with a thin MTCVD TiCN-Al2O3-TiOCN coating. Application: For heavy roughing of carbon, alloy, and stainless steels. The substrate-coating combination provides unbelievable toughness and operational security allowing high metal removal rates even in most demanding interrupted cuts.


Application Range for KCP40B (KCP40)

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

Equivalent Grades for KCP40B (KCP40)

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 KCP40B

Cutting Speed recommendations for KCP40B (KCP40)

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
    SPEEDS AND FEEDS CALCULATOR

Unit Selector:

SFM mm/min
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