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PCD/CBN RECOMMENDED SPEEDS & FEEDS  

RECOMMENDED SPEEDS AND FEEDS FOR:
POLYCRYSTALLINE DIAMOND

RULE OF THUMB:  
Use standard carbide guidelines to start and then increase cutting rates.

PCD
SPEED
(SFM)
FEED RATE
(IPR)
DEPTH OF CUT
(INCH)
ALUMINUM
ALUMINUM(5-8% S1)
ALUMINUM(8-12% S1)
ALUMINUM(14-18% S1)
COPPER
BRONZE
BRASS
BABBIT
CARBON
GLASS FIBER
CARBON COMPOSITES
SINTERED CARBIDE
HIGH ALUMINUM CERAMICS
WOOD AND COMPOSITES
3000-5000
4000-6000
3000-5000
1000-3000
750-1500
1000-1250
2000-4000
800-1200
500-1000
750-1000
500-2000
30-50
1200-2400
8000-13000
.005- .008
.010- .020
.005- .015
.002- .010
.003- .008
.003- .008
.003- .010
.003- .010
.005- .015
.001- .010
.005- .015
.004- .006
.001- .004
.010- .010
.005- .020
.005- .020
.005- .020
.003- .015
.005- .020
.005- .020
.005- .020
.005- .020
.005- .030
.001- .002
.010- .100
.0005- .005
.0005- .005
.010- .100


RECOMMENDED SPEEDS AND FEEDS FOR:
CARBON BORON NITRIDE

RULE OF THUMB:  
Use standard carbide guidelines to start and then increase cutting rates.

CBN
SPEED
(SFM)
FEED RATE
(IPR)
DEPTH OF CUT
(INCH)
CARBON STEEL
BEARING STEEL
ALLOY STEEL
DIE STEEL
TOOL STEEL
HIGH TINSEL CAST IRON
CHILLED CAST IRON
GREY CAST IRON
POWDERED METAL
INCONEL
RENE 41
RENE 77
INCOLOY
MONEL
STELLITE
COLMONOY
WASPOLOY
200-500
200-500
200-500
160-350
160-350
200-500
130-260
1000-2600
500-650
500-650
500-650
450-550
750-900
550-650
550-650
550-650
550-650
.008 MAX
.008 MAX
.008 MAX
.008 MAX
.008 MAX
.060 MAX
.032 MAX
.020 MAX
.016 MAX
.006 MAX
.006 MAX
.006 MAX
.006 MAX
.006 MAX
.006 MAX
.003 MAX
.003 MAX
.020 MAX
.020 MAX
.020 MAX
.020 MAX
.020 MAX
.100 MAX
.100 MAX
.040 MAX
.120 MAX
.125 MAX
.125 MAX
.015 MAX
.125 MAX
.125 MAX
.125 MAX
.125 MAX
060 MAX


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