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Dry Cutting of SiC Particulates Reinforced Metal Matrix Composite

  • Arnaud Kremer
  • Mohamed El Mansori
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Abstract

This chapter addresses the cutting of Metal Matrix Composite with SiC particulate reinforcement (MMCp) to highlight the physical mechanisms that govern the material removal in dry mode. The performance of a variety of polycrystalline diamond (PCD) tools and nanostructured diamond coatings are studied when cutting MMCp with different densities of SiC particulate reinforcement. The simultaneous occurrence of adhesive wear mode and interface consumption by abrasion, increases the role of the cutting tool structure (homogeneity, multiple interfaces, etc.). The use of an environmental criterion to rate the MMCp machinability shows that the process of dust emission is strongly related to tool behavior and the predominance of friction phenomena that arise at the tool/chip interface.

Keywords

Wear Rate Tool Wear Tool Life Flank Wear Diamond Film 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.LMPF, EA 4106, Arts et Metiers ParisTechChalons-en-ChampagneFrance
  2. 2.Mecasurf, EA 4496, Arts et Metiers ParisTechAix-en-ProvenceFrance

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