Machining DataSheet for

General Information:
Material GroupM - Stainless Steel
Sub-GroupFerritic Stainless Steel
Tensile Strength [N/mm^2]
Machinability Range35% - 90%

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Equivalent International Designations for Stainless Steel 441

Standard Name

Chemical Composition for Stainless Steel 441

Element Amount
Chromium (Cr)17.5%
Nickel (Ni)2.5%
Manganese (Mn)1.5%
Silicon (Si)1%
Molybdenum (Mo)0.6%
Carbon (C)0.15%
Phosphorus (P)0.04%
Sulfur (S)0.03%

Cutting Speeds Recomendations for Stainless steel - Ferritic

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ApplicationVc (m/min)Vc (SFM)
Turning155-395510-1300
Milling95-250310-820
Parting60-160200-520
Grooving90-235300-770
Drilling45-115150-380

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.
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Recommended Carbide Grades for Stainless Steel 441

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Grade for Turning

Grade for Parting Off

Grade for Grooving

Grade for Milling (Indexable)

Recommended Insert Cutting Edge Geometry for Stainless Steel 441

Honing Size:0.03-0.05 mm / 0.001-0.002"
Rake Angle:9° -11°
Land Angle:Positive
Land Width:0.20-0.30 mm / 0.008-0.012"

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