Machining DataSheet for

General Information:
Material GroupN - Non-Ferrous (Aluminum, Brass, Plastic)
Sub-GroupN/A
Hardness150.0 HB
Tensile Strength465 [N/mm^2]
Machinability210%

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Equivalent International Designations for Aluminium 2024

Standard Name
sae2024
wnr3.1355
dinAlCuMg2
bsL97
anforA-U4G1

Chemical Composition for Aluminium 2024

Element Amount
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

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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.
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Recommended Carbide Grades for Aluminium 2024

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Grade for Turning

Grade for Milling (Indexable)

Grade for Parting Off

Grade for Grooving

Recommended Insert Cutting Edge Geometry for Aluminium 2024

Honing Size:0.00-0.01 mm / 0.000-0.000"
Rake Angle:15° -25°
Land Angle:Positive
Land Width:0.05-0.10 mm / 0.002-0.004"
Ground Insert:Highly Recommended
Polished top:Recommended

Learn more about carbide inserts Cutting-Edge Geometry Parameters.

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