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Certified Green line: better performance for aluminum and non-ferrous materials.

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Certified GREEN LINE

CHIP LOAD (IPT, BASED ON CUTTER DIAMETER)

MATERIAL

GRADE

SFM

1/8"

3/16"

1/4"

3/8"

1/2"

5/8"

3/4"

1"

Aluminum

440, 356, 380, C61300

550-1100

0.001

0.002

0.002

0.003

0.004

0.005

0.006

0.007

Aluminum

2024-T4/T6, 2014, 6061-T6/T651, 7075-T6

850-1600

0.001

0.002

0.002

0.003

0.004

0.005

0.006

0.007

Copper

C46400 Brass, High Silicon Bronze, A-17, C-17200

650-1100

0.001

0.002

0.002

0.0025

0.003

0.004

0.004

0.005

Copper

Yellow Brass, Leaded Brass, Red Brass

850-1600

0.001

0.002

0.002

0.0025

0.003

0.004

0.004

0.005

Copper Alloys

Nickel Silver, Beryllium Copper, Oxygen-Free Copper, Bronze

750-1100

0.001

0.002

0.002

0.0025

0.003

0.004

0.004

0.005

Magnesium

Die-Cast, Extruded

1000-1300

0.001

0.002

0.002

0.003

0.004

0.006

0.008

0.009

Plastics

Polycarbonate

250-550

0.001

0.002

0.003

0.004

0.006

0.008

0.01

0.015

Plastics

Acrylics, Phenolics, Polysulfone

250-650

0.001

0.002

0.003

0.004

0.006

0.008

0.01

0.015

Certified red line: unparalleled results for high-temperature alloys and titanium.

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Certified RED LINE

CHIP LOAD (IPT, BASED ON CUTTER DIAMETER)

MATERIAL

GRADE

SFM

1/8"

3/16"

1/4"

3/8"

1/2"

5/8"

3/4"

1"

Cobalt

NASA CO-W-RE, Haynes 21/36

40-80

0.0004

0.0005

0.001

0.001

0.001

0.001

0.0015

0.002

Cobalt

Stellite, HS-21, Haynes 25/188, L-605, X-40

60-100

0.0004

0.0005

0.001

0.001

0.001

0.001

0.0015

0.002

Iron

A-286, Haynes 556, Discoly, V57

50-80

0.0005

0.0005

0.001

0.0015

0.002

0.0025

0.003

0.004

Iron

Incoly 600-802

80-100

0.0005

0.0005

0.001

0.0015

0.002

0.0025

0.003

0.004

Nickel

Hastalloy-C/B/X, INCONEL 718/X/W, Waspalloy, Rene 41-95

40-60

0.0005

0.0005

0.001

0.001

0.002

0.0025

0.003

0.004

Nickel

INCONEL 600/625, Nickel 200-270, Monel 400-405

45-110

0.0005

0.0005

0.001

0.001

0.002

0.0025

0.003

0.004

Titanium

5AL-2.5Sn-Eli, 8Al-1 Mo-1V

90-130

0.0005

0.0005

0.0005

0.001

0.001

0.0015

0.002

0.004

Titanium

Pure Alloy, 6AL-4V, ASTM 1/2/3, 6AL-25N-4Zr-2Mo-Si

50-260

0.0005

0.0005

0.0005

0.001

0.001

0.0015

0.002

0.004

Certified blue line: longer tool life for iron, steel, and stainless.

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Certified BLUE LINE

CHIP LOAD (IPT, BASED ON CUTTER DIAMETER)

MATERIAL

GRADE

SFM

1/8"

3/16"

1/4"

3/8"

1/2"

5/8"

3/4"

1"

Ductile Iron

Gray Cast Iron

125-450

0.0005

0.001

0.002

0.003

0.004

0.005

0.006

0.008

Ductile Iron

Ductile Cast Iron (21-36HRc)

90-150

0.0005

0.001

0.0015

0.002

0.002

0.003

0.004

0.005

Ductile Iron

Ductile Cast Iron (36+ HRc)4

120-450

0.0005

0.001

0.0015

0.002

0.002

0.003

0.004

0.005

Ductile Iron

Malleable

90-260

0.0005

0.001

0.002

0.003

0.004

0.005

0.006

0.008

Low Alloy

23XX, 31XX

120-160

0.0005

0.001

0.0015

0.002

0.003

0.004

0.005

0.006

Low Alloy

10XX, 11XX, 13XX

100-315

0.0005

0.001

0.0015

0.002

0.003

0.004

0.005

0.006

Medium Alloy

200, 250, 301

112-360

0.0005

0.0005

0.001

0.002

0.0025

0.0035

0.004

0.005

Medium Alloy

200, 250, 300

65-130

0.0005

0.0005

0.001

0.002

0.0025

0.0035

0.004

0.005

High Alloy

A-2/6/10, P-3/10, 01, 02, 06

125-275

0.0005

0.0005

0.001

0.001

0.001

0.0015

0.002

0.004

High Strength

4340M, EDT-150, HP9-430, 300M, D6-Ac, 11-10

80-180

0.0005

0.0005

0.001

0.001

0.001

0.0015

0.002

0.004

High Strength

4340, 6150, 52100, H11, H13

50-250

0.0005

0.0005

0.001

0.001

0.001

0.0015

0.002

0.004

Stainless (Austenic)

304, 310, 314, 316, 321, 330, 347, 348, 21-6-9

130-260

0.0001

0.0002

0.0005

0.001

0.0015

0.002

0.003

0.004

Stainless (Austenic)

200 Series, 302, 303, 304L, 316L

100-350

0.0001

0.0002

0.0005

0.001

0.0015

0.002

0.003

0.004

Stainless (PH)

17/4, 17/7, 15/7 Mo, 21-6-9, AF-71

95-265

0.0005

0.0005

0.001

0.001

0.002

0.002

0.004

0.006

Stainless (PH)

13/8, 15/5, AM-350/355

100-250

0.0005

0.0005

0.001

0.001

0.002

0.002

0.004

0.006

Stainless (Martensitic)

420, 430F, 440C, 446

10-260

0.0001

0.0002

0.0005

0.0005

0.001

0.001

0.003

0.004

Stainless (Martensitic)

403, 410, 416

100-250

0.0001

0.0002

0.0005

0.0005

0.001

0.001

0.003

0.004

Carbon

Graphite

650-1000

0.004

0.004

0.006

0.008

0.01

0.01

0.015

0.02

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