Machining DataSheet for

General Information:
Material GroupN - Non-Ferrous (Aluminum, Brass, Plastic)
Sub-GroupN/A
Hardness150.0 HB
Tensile Strength570 [N/mm^2]
Machinability170%

Equivalent International Designations for Aluminium 7075

Standard Name
sae7075
wnr3.4365
dinAlZnMgCu1,5
bsDTD5074
anforA-Z5GU
uni3735

Chemical Composition for Aluminium 7075

Element Amount
Zinc (Zn)5.1~6.1%
Magnesium (Mg)2.1~2.9%
Copper (Cu)1.2~2.0%
Iron (Fe)0.5%
Silicon (Si)0.4%
Manganese (Mn)0.3%
Titanium (Ti)0.2%
Aluminum (Al)rem%

Cutting Speeds Recomendations for Aluminium 7075

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

ApplicationVc (m/min)Vc (SFM)
Turning320-4351050-1430
Milling400-5451310-1790
Parting215-290710-950
Grooving270-360890-1180
Drilling135-180440-590

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
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Recommended Carbide Grades for Aluminium 7075

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Grade for Turning

Grade for Parting Off

Grade for Grooving

Grade for Milling (Indexable)

Recommended Insert Cutting Edge Geometry for Aluminium 7075

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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