General Information:
Material GroupM - Stainless Steel
Sub-GroupAustenitic Stainless Steel
Hardness90.0 HRB
Tensile Strength600 [N/mm^2]
Machinability Range35% - 45%

Learn About the different stainless steel groups

Equivalent International Designations for Stainless Steel XM19

Standard Name
saeASTM F1314
unsUNS S20910

Chemical Composition for Stainless Steel XM19

Element Amount
Iron (Fe)57%
Chromium (Cr)22%
Nickel (Ni)12%
Manganese (Mn)5.00%
Molybdenum (Mo)2.30%
Silicon (Si)0.50%
Carbon (C)0.03%
Phosphorus (P)0.02%
Sulfur (S)0.02%

Cutting Speeds Recomendations for Stainless steel - Austenitic

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

ApplicationVc (m/min)Vc (SFM)

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 Stainless Steel XM19

* 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 Stainless Steel XM19

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"

Learn more about carbide inserts Cutting-Edge Geometry Parameters.

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