Bulletin of Materials Science

, Volume 29, Issue 3, pp 277–280 | Cite as

Electrical discharge machining studies on reactive sintered FeAl

  • A. K. Khanra
  • S. Patra
  • M. M. Godkhindi


bdElectrical discharge machining (EDM) studies on reactive sintered FeAl were carried out with different process parameters. The metal removal rate and tool removal rate were found to increase with the applied pulse on-time. The surface roughness of machined surface also changed with the applied pulse on-time. XRD analysis of machined surface of sintered FeAl showed the formation of Fe3C phase during the EDM process. The debris analysis was used to identify the material removal mechanism occurring during the EDM of sintered FeAl.


FeAl sintering EDM 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Metallurgical and Materials EngineeringIndian Instituteof TechnologyKharagpurIndia
  2. 2.Central Workshop and Instrument ServiceIndian Instituteof TechnologyKharagpurIndia

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