General Information:
Material GroupN - Non-Ferrous (Aluminum, Brass, Plastic)
Hardne150.0 HB
Tensile Strength465 [N/mm^2]
Machinability210%

Equivalent International Designations for Aluminium 2024

StandardName
sae2024
wnr3.1355
dinAlCuMg2
bsL97
anforA-U4G1


Chemical Composition for Aluminium 2024

ElementAmount
Copper (Cu)3.8~4.9%
Magnesium (Mg)1.2~1.8%
Manganese (Mn)0.3~0.9%
Iron (Fe)0.5%
Silicon (Si)0.5%
Zinc (Zn)0.25%
Titanium (Ti)0.15%
Chromium (Cr)0.1%
Aluminum (Al)rem%

Cutting Speeds Recomendations for Aluminium 2024

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

ApplicationVc (m/min)Vc (SFM)
Turning395-5351300-1750
Milling495-6701620-2200
Parting265-360870-1180
Grooving330-4451080-1460
Drilling165-225540-740

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 Aluminium 2024

* 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 Aluminium 2024

Honing Siz0.00-0.01 mm / 0.000-0.000"
Rake Angl15° -25°
Land AnglPositive
Land Widt0.05-0.10 mm / 0.002-0.004"
Ground InserHighly Recommended
Polished toRecommended

Learn more about carbide inserts Cutting-Edge Geometry Parameters.

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