Machining DataSheet for

General Information:
Material GroupP - Steel
Sub-GroupLow Alloy Steel
Tensile Strength480-640 [N/mm^2]
Machinability Range70% - 84%

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Equivalent International Designations for Steel 20MC5

Standard Name
wnr1.7139
din16MnSCr5
anfor20MC5
uni20MnCr5
unfF.150.D
js1SMnC420H

Chemical Composition for Steel 20MC5

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

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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.
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Recommended Carbide Grades for Steel 20MC5

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Grade for Turning

Grade for Milling (Indexable)

Grade for Parting Off

Grade for Grooving