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Traditional Machining Processes of MMC

  • H. A. Kishawy
  • S. Kannan
  • G. Parker
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Abstract

The present chapter focuses on the problems encountered during high-speed machining of Metal Matrix Composites (MMCs) and how it affects tool life, surface quality and integrity and cutting forces generated during different machining processes such as turning, drilling and milling. It should be mentioned here that most studies on the machinability of MMCs have been based entirely on experimental results while very few analytical models have yet been developed.

Keywords

Feed Rate Tool Wear Tool Life Flank Wear Carbide Tool 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Engineering and Applied ScienceUniversity of Ontario Institute of TechnologyONCanada
  2. 2.Manufacturing Technology GroupDerbyUK

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