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Investigation of FEM Simulation of Machining of Titanium Alloy Using Microgroove Cutting Insert

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Abstract

In this paper, FEM simulation of machining of titanium alloy using microgroove cutting insert has been carried out using DEFORM-3D software. The cutting insert with microgroove has been made with Solidworks software. The 3D machining simulations of all the different types of microgroove patterns in cutting inserts were done at constant cutting variable, i.e. cutting speed of 125.6 m/min, feed of 0.23 mm/rev and depth of cut of 2 mm respectively. The simulation results were partially validated with experiments. There was good agreement between experiment and simulation. The cutting temperature, effective stress, tool wear rate and temperature at the chip/tool interface has been determined. There was an improvement in the machinability criteria using cutting tool with microgroove pattern.

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Titanium alloy Chip tool interface temperature Tool wear rate Effective stress and cutting temperature 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Mechanical Engineering and DepartmentNational Institute of TechnologyRourkelaIndia

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