Material

Green
Ring

Blue
Ring

White
Ring

Black
Ring

Red
Ring

Lubri-cant

Cutting-
speed m/min.

Steel, unalloyed and low alloyed , short-chipping

 

S/E

10-20

non abrasive material, short-chipping

 

       

S/E

6-15

Steel, heat resistant, long-chipping

 

S

4-8

Steel, heat resistant, short-chipping

 

 

     

S

4-8

Steel, cementation and heat treatable, short-chipping

 

S

4-8

Steel, Tool Steel up to 1200 N/mm²

 

 

     

S

2-5

Steel, Tool Steel over 1.200 N/mm²

 

S

2-5

Steel stainless, short-chipping

 

 

     

S

5-10

Steel stainless, long-chipping

 

S

5-10

Iron, Cast

     

 

 

P/T

6-20

Iron, spheroidal graphite

 

P/T

6-20

Iron, Malleable Cast

 

       

E

6-12

Brass, short-chipping

 

 

E

20-30

Brass, long-chipping

 

       

S/E

10-15

Bronze, short-chipping

 

 

S/E

6-15

Bronze, long-chipping

 

       

S/E

6-15

Copper

 

S/E

10-15

Aluminium-alloys, short-chipping

 

 

     

S/E

15-30

Aluminium-alloys, long-chipping

 

E

10-20

Zinc Alloys

 

       

S/E

10-15

Magnesium Alloys

 

 

E/T

10-20

Titanium, short-chipping

 

 

     

S

3-4

Titanium, long-chipping

 

S

3-4

Plastics, thermoplastics

 

       

E/T

5-15

Plastics, thermosetting

 

 

T

5-15

S = Cutting Oil   E = oil emulsion   P = kerosene   T = dry