The influence of cutting force on surface machining quality
Fan, X. and Loftus, M.. (2007) The influence of cutting force on surface machining quality. International Journal of Production Research , Vol.45 (No.4). pp. 899-911. ISSN 0020-7543Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00207540600632208
Appropriately controlled cutting forces can contribute not only to the safety and efficiency of machining but also to the quality of machined surfaces. It is even more important when hardened material is cut. The correlation between the cutting force and the surface quality in ball-end milling operations has been investigated by machining P20 steel (HRC 30) work-pieces using solid carbide ball-end cutters. Plane surfaces with different depth of cut were machined using two different cutting strategies. The first strategy cut the test-piece using a cutting force model, whereas the other machined with a feed rate optimization product, which uses the removal rate as an analogue of cutting force to control the feed rate. The test results show that constant surface quality is possible when the cutting forces are controlled through feed rate adjustment. Conversely, a desired surface quality can also be maintained by controlling the cutting force in a predetermined manner.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
T Technology > TS Manufactures
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > Engineering|
|Journal or Publication Title:||International Journal of Production Research|
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis Ltd.|
|Date:||15 February 2007|
|Number of Pages:||13|
|Page Range:||pp. 899-911|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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