How to understand and make the most out of our Grade Tables

  • We use the PMK convention that is used in most of the cutting tool catalogs. (Example P05-15, K25-40, etc.). If you are not familiar with it please read our Detailed Explanation
  • We divide the grades into several "Grade Statuses":
    • Active Main Grades - Are the primary grades of each brand.
    • Active complimentary Grades - These are additional possibilities either older or used for specific situations.
    • You can use the filter above the table to view both or one of them.
    • In addition, we list on the bottom of the page additional older and non-active grades.

Mitsubishi Turning Grades Chart

Material Grade Coating grade_status App Range 05 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 45
P - Steel VP10RT PVD Additional Grades P05 - P15 P P P
P - Steel UE6105 CVD Main Grades P05 - P15 P P P
P - Steel MC6015 (UE6010) CVD Main Grades P10 - P20 P P P
P - Steel VP15TF PVD Main Grades P10 - P30 P P P P P
P - Steel MC6025 (UE6020) CVD Main Grades P15 - P30 P P P P
P - Steel MC6035 (UE6035) CVD Main Grades P25 - P40 P P P P
M - Stainless Steel MC7015 CVD Main Grades M05 - M20 M M M M
M - Stainless Steel VP15TF PVD Main Grades M10 - M30 M M M M M
M - Stainless Steel MC7025 CVD Main Grades M15 - M35 M M M M M
M - Stainless Steel MP7035 PVD Main Grades M30 - M45 M M M M
K - Cast Iron MC5005 (UC5105) CVD Main Grades K05 - K15 K K K
K - Cast Iron VP10RT PVD Additional Grades K05 - K25 K K K K K
K - Cast Iron MC5015 (UC5115) CVD Main Grades K10 - K25 K K K K
K - Cast Iron VP15TF PVD Main Grades K20 - K35 K K K K
N - Non-Ferrous HTI10 Uncoated Main Grades N05 - N30 N N N N N N
S - Superalloys MP9005 PVD Main Grades S05 - S15 S S S
S - Superalloys MP9015 PVD Main Grades S10 - S20 S S S
S - Superalloys VP20RT PVD Main Grades S15 - S35 S S S S S
S - Superalloys VP15TF PVD Additional Grades S15 - S35 S S S S S

Mitsubishi Milling (Indexable) Grades Chart

Material Grade Coating grade_status App Range 05 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 45
P - Steel MP6120 PVD Main Grades P10 - P30 P P P P P
P - Steel MP6130 PVD Main Grades P20 - P40 P P P P P
P - Steel VP30RT PVD Main Grades P25 - P45 P P P P P
M - Stainless Steel MP7130 PVD Main Grades M05 - M35 M M M M M M M
M - Stainless Steel MP7140 PVD Main Grades M30 - M45 M M M M
K - Cast Iron MC5020 CVD Main Grades K05 - K30 K K K K K K
K - Cast Iron VP20RT PVD Main Grades K20 - K40 K K K K K
N - Non-Ferrous HTI10 Uncoated Main Grades N05 - N20 N N N N
N - Non-Ferrous TF15 Uncoated Main Grades N15 - N35 N N N N N
S - Superalloys MP9120 PVD Main Grades S05 - S25 S S S S S
S - Superalloys MP9130 PVD Main Grades S15 - S35 S S S S S

Mitsubishi Parting Off Grades Chart

Material Grade Coating grade_status App Range 05 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 45
P - Steel VP10RT PVD Main Grades P05 - P10 P P
P - Steel VP20RT PVD Main Grades P10 - P30 P P P P P
P - Steel VP30RT PVD Main Grades P20 - P40 P P P P P
M - Stainless Steel VP10RT PVD Main Grades M05 - M10 M M
M - Stainless Steel VP20RT PVD Main Grades M10 - M30 M M M M M
M - Stainless Steel VP30RT PVD Main Grades M20 - M40 M M M M M
K - Cast Iron VP10RT PVD Main Grades K05 - K15 K K K
K - Cast Iron VP20RT PVD Main Grades K10 - K25 K K K K
K - Cast Iron VP30RT PVD Main Grades K20 - K40 K K K K K
N - Non-Ferrous HTI10 Uncoated Main Grades N05 - N30 N N N N N N
S - Superalloys VP10RT PVD Main Grades S05 - S10 S S
S - Superalloys VP20RT PVD Main Grades S10 - S25 S S S S
S - Superalloys VP30RT PVD Main Grades S25 - S40 S S S S

Mitsubishi Grooving Grades Chart

Material Grade Coating grade_status App Range 05 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 45
P - Steel VP10RT PVD Main Grades P05 - P10 P P
P - Steel VP20RT PVD Main Grades P10 - P25 P P P P
P - Steel MY5015 CVD Main Grades P10 - P20 P P P
P - Steel VP30RT PVD Main Grades P20 - P40 P P P P P
M - Stainless Steel VP10RT PVD Main Grades M05 - M15 M M M
M - Stainless Steel VP20RT PVD Main Grades M10 - M25 M M M M
M - Stainless Steel VP30RT PVD Main Grades M20 - M40 M M M M M
K - Cast Iron VP10RT PVD Main Grades K05 - K15 K K K
K - Cast Iron MY5015 CVD Main Grades K10 - K25 K K K K
K - Cast Iron VP20RT PVD Main Grades K20 - K40 K K K K K
N - Non-Ferrous HTI10 Uncoated Main Grades N05 - N30 N N N N N N
S - Superalloys VP10RT PVD Main Grades S05 - S10 S S
S - Superalloys VP20RT PVD Main Grades S10 - S25 S S S S
S - Superalloys VP30RT PVD Main Grades S25 - S40 S S S S

Mitsubishi Older Non-Active Grades

A list of additional older grades that are no longer in the Catalog, or had been replaced with moden generation grades.

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