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The effect of burnishing parameters on burnishing force and surface microhardness

Abstract

According to the results obtained from the boundary condition study of the burnishing process, cylindrical polycrystalline diamond (PCD) tools have been designed and fabricated. We probe deeper in the burnishing process by comparing the mechanics of using cylindrical PCD tools to work on aluminium alloy and brass compared to turning. The empirical equations of three components of the burnishing force were established with the aid of a quartz force measuring system and statistical methods. The results obtained show that the distributions of force are different between burnishing and turning. Furthermore, the effect of the burnishing parameters on the burnishing force and the surface microhardness of the workpiece were examined with theoretical analysis. Here, it was concluded that the burnishing feed and depth are the most significant factors affecting the burnishing force and surface microhardness.

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Correspondence to Hongyun Luo.

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Luo, H., Liu, J., Wang, L. et al. The effect of burnishing parameters on burnishing force and surface microhardness. Int J Adv Manuf Technol 28, 707–713 (2006). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00170-004-2412-0

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Keywords

  • Burnishing force
  • Burnishing process
  • Cylindrical polycrystalline diamond (PCD) tool
  • Empirical equation
  • Surface microhardness