Technical Insert Information

Aluminium
Geometry Application
AL Positive ground edge inserts suitable for most applications on non-ferrous materials
LH Negative inserts suitable for most applications on non-ferrous materials

Grade

Application
K10 Uncoated Sub-micron grade for continuous and interrupted machining of non-ferrous metals. ISO K10
TIN Coated grade for enhanced tool life and cutting speeds on non-ferrous metals. Also can be utilized for finish machining of steel and stainless. ISO K10/15
BU810 Uncoated Sub-micron grade for continuous and interrupted machining of non-ferrous metals. ISO K15
Steel
Geometry Application
FW Finishing on most ferrous materials
MD Positive geometry for wide range of medium turning on ferrous materials
MA Universal geometry for most applications on ferrous materials

Grade

Application
BPS101 Black/yellow CVD coated grade. Good wear resistance suitable for continuous and light interrupted cutting. Mainly finishing applications. ISO P15/K15
BPS251 Black/yellow CVD coated grade. Universal grade for continuous and interrupted cutting. Wide application range. Can be used for Stainless steel. ISO P25/M20
Stainless
Geometry Application
FW Finish turning geometry for most applications on stainless steel
LH Sharp edge positive geometry for finishing stainless steel
MD Medium machining geometry for stainless steel
MA Universal geometry for medium/rough machining of stainless steel

Grade

Application
BPG05B Dark blue/grey PVD coated grade. High speed cutting and finishing of stainless. ISO M10
BPG20B Dark blue/grey PVD coated grade. Wide application for medium machining of stainless. ISO M25
Heat Resistant Alloys
Geometry Application
SL High positive sharp ground edge geometry for finish machining of heat resistant and titanium alloys.
LHC Sharp ground edge geometry for negative inserts. Low cutting forces on aerospace alloys.

Grade

Application
BPG118 Dark gold PVD coated grade for finish machining heat resistant alloys.
Good resistance to built up edge and plastic deformation.
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