Speeds and Feeds

PCBN Inserts Speed & Feed Rates

MACHINING GUIDELINES
SPEED
(SFPM)
DEPTH
OF CUT
FEEDRATE
(IPR)
       
 Alloy Steel (Continuous Cut) >45Rc
300 - 725
.008 - .020
.004 - .006
 Alloy Steel (Interrupted Cut)>45Rc
240 - 600
.008 - .020
.004 - .006
 Tool Steel >45Rc
150 - 450
.010 - .020
.004 - .006
 Bearing Steel >45Rc
250 - 600
.010 - .020
.004 - .006
 Carbon Steel >45Rc
250 - 600
.010 - .020
.004 - .006
 Gray Cast Iron
850 - 2500
0.040
.004 - .006
 Nodular Iron
500 - 1450
0.040
.004 - .006
 White/Chilled Iron
100 - 300
0.040
.004 - .006
 Super Alloy Nickel Base 240-475 Bhn
400 - 600
.005 - .060
.003 - .007
 Super Alloy Nickel Base 240-310 Bhn
160 - 300
.005 - .060
.002 - .006
 Super Alloy Nickel Base 140-220 Bhn
90
.030 - .035
.002 - .006
 Super Alloy Cobalt Base
160 - 500
.005 - .030
.002 - .006
 Super Alloy Iron Base
330 - 680
.005 - .030
.002 - .006
 Powdered Metal
400 - 1000
.010 - .040
.004 - .006
 Sprayed Hard Facing
200 - 850
0.060
.004 - .012
 Sintered Tungsten Carbide
125 - 250
0.020
.002 - .008