Effect of laser pre-treatment on the machining performance of aluminum/SiC MMC
UNSPECIFIED. (2003) Effect of laser pre-treatment on the machining performance of aluminum/SiC MMC. JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME, 125 (4). pp. 378-384. ISSN 0094-4289Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.1605112
Although the abrasive reinforcement in MMCs primarily controls their machining behavior, the properties of the matrix also exert an influence. A 1200 W diode laser was used, due to the large footprint (5 x 0.3 mm) and the short wavelength (0.94 mum) to pre-treat a 2618 (18% SiC) alloy. The laser heating and self-quenching of the material modified the matrix properties. Machining performance was then assessed by measuring tool wear and edge condition, cutting forces, surface finish, and sub-surface damage. Results indicated that pre-treatment gave less wear lower forces, and less sub-surface damage although abrasion remained the primary wear mechanism.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
|Journal or Publication Title:||JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME|
|Publisher:||ASME-AMER SOC MECHANICAL ENG|
|Number of Pages:||7|
|Page Range:||pp. 378-384|
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