Machining DataSheet for

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

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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

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ApplicationVc (m/min)Vc (SFM)
Turning155-195510-640
Milling95-125310-410
Parting60-80200-260
Grooving90-120300-390
Drilling45-55150-180

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 XM19

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Grade for Turning

Grade for Milling (Indexable)

Grade for Parting Off