Learn how to identify your turning inserts

the most handy, easy to use turning insert Identification reference!

Insert Identification GuideWe've compiled a guide that helps you 'break the code' and easily identify your indexable inserts! Use this guide to learn the name of the turning insert you need based on an existing inserts specifications, or as a handy reference guide that explains your inserts' specifications based on the its name. Download your key to understanding the insert code system!


Fill out the adjacent form to download your FREE Insert Identification Guide! Find comprehensive reference tables and examples that list what each place of an insert name represents and identifies, including:

  • Insert Shape
  • Relief Angle
  • Tolerance
  • Cross Section Type
  • Inscribed Circle (I.C)
  • Height Of Cutting Edge (Thickness)
  • Nose Radius