General Information:
Material GroupN - Non-Ferrous (Aluminum, Brass, Plastic)
Tensile Strength [N/mm^2]
Machinability Range100% - 170%

Equivalent International Designations for Aluminium 2099

StandardName


Chemical Composition for Aluminium 2099

ElementAmount
Copper (Cu)2.40-3.00%
Lithium (Li)1.60-2.00%
Zinc (Zn)0.40-1.00%
Manganese (Mn)0.10-0.50%
Magnesium (Mg)0.10-0.50%
Titanium (Ti)0.1%
Silicon (Si)0.05%
Aluminum (Al)rem%

Cutting Speeds Recomendations for Aluminium, alloyed >12% Si & Li alloys

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

ApplicationVc (m/min)Vc (SFM)
Turning220-380720-1250
Milling280-470920-1540
Parting150-250490-820
Grooving185-315610-1030
Drilling95-155310-510

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 2099

* 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 2099

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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