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24 May 2011 Cutting insert and work piece materials for minimum quantity lubrication
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Proceedings Volume 7997, Fourth International Seminar on Modern Cutting and Measurement Engineering; 79970K (2011) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.891862
Event: Fourth International Seminar on Modern Cutting and Measuring Engineering, 2010, Beijing, China
Abstract
There is considerable interest in utilizing either dry or minimum quantity lubrication (MQL) as an alternative to flood cooling due to environmental concerns with flood coolant such as excessive misting and disposal of the used coolant. Dry machining can result in high tool wear and also built up edge problems on the cutting tool. The objective of this research was to study the effect of work piece material and tool material on the machining characteristics, in this case reaming, of aluminum using MQL. In particular, a high tin casting and three different tool materials: carbide, DLC and PCD were studied. The high tin casting was found to produce lower cutting temperature and lower spindle power. The PCD coated insert performed the best in terms of lowest temperature rise, lowest spindle power and highest part quality.
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Sheri Kurgin, Gary Barber, and Qian Zou "Cutting insert and work piece materials for minimum quantity lubrication", Proc. SPIE 7997, Fourth International Seminar on Modern Cutting and Measurement Engineering, 79970K (24 May 2011); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.891862
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