General Information:
Material GroupP - Steel
Sub-GroupLow Alloy Steel
Tensile Strength640-1080 [N/mm^2]
Machinability Range70% - 84%

Equivalent International Designations for Steel 12CD4

StandardName
saeA38712-2
wnr1.7262
din15CrMo5
bs1501620
ss2216
anfor12CD4
uni12CrMo910
unf12CrMo4
js1SCM415(H)


Chemical Composition for Steel 12CD4

Sorry, Not Availble for this Material


Cutting Speeds Recomendations for Low Alloyed Steel (Alloying elements less then 8%)

* Click on the speeds below for higher precision in specific conditions!

ApplicationVc (m/min)Vc (SFM)
Turning305-3701000-1210
Milling190-230620-750
Parting145-175480-570
Grooving170-205560-670
Drilling125-145410-480

Important! The speed estimation is given for an ideal situation:

  • Most suitable carbide grade
  • Stable tool clamping
  • Stable workpiece clamping
  • Good quality raw material
  • A short overhang of the cutting tool.
  • Nominal hardness of the material.
  • etc.
Click on the speeds in the above table to get better precision for specific parameters
Or use our Speed and Feed Calculator



Recommended Carbide Grades for Steel 12CD4

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

Grade for Turning

Grade for Parting Off

Grade for Grooving

Grade for Milling (Indexable)

Recommended Insert Cutting Edge Geometry for Steel 12CD4

Honing Siz0.05-0.08 mm / 0.002-0.003"
Rake Angl11° -13°
Land AnglPositive
Land Widt0.20-0.30 mm / 0.008-0.012"

Learn more about carbide inserts Cutting-Edge Geometry Parameters.

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