General Information:
Material GroupP - Steel
Sub-GroupCarbon Steel
Tensile Strength650-900 [N/mm^2]
Machinability Range55% - 80%

Equivalent International Designations for Steel 1049

StandardName
sae1049/1050
wnr1.1206
dinCk50
bs080M50
anfor2C50/XC48H1


Chemical Composition for Steel 1049

Sorry, Not Availble for this Material


Cutting Speeds Recomendations for Non-alloyed steel 0.26-0.50% Carbon

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

ApplicationVc (m/min)Vc (SFM)
Turning240-350790-1150
Milling150-220490-720
Parting115-170380-560
Grooving135-195440-640
Drilling95-140310-460

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 1049

* 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 1049

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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