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Principles and Characteristics of Different EDM Processes in Machining Tool and Die Steels

Abu Qudeiri, Jaber E.; Zaiout, Aiman; Mourad, Abdel-Hamid I.; Abidi, Mustufa Haider; Elkaseer, Ahmed

Abstract (englisch):
Electric discharge machining (EDM) is one of the most efficient manufacturing technologies used in highly accurate processing of all electrically conductive materials irrespective of their mechanical properties. It is a non-contact thermal energy process applied to a wide range of applications, such as in the aerospace, automotive, tools, molds and dies, and surgical implements, especially for the hard-to-cut materials with simple or complex shapes and geometries. Applications to molds, tools, and dies are among the large-scale initial applications of this process. Machining these items is especially difficult as they are made of hard-to-machine materials, they have very complex shapes of high accuracy, and their surface characteristics are sensitive to machining conditions. The review of this kind with an emphasis on tool and die materials is extremely useful to relevant professions, practitioners, and researchers. This review provides an overview of the studies related to EDM with regard to selection of the process, material, and operating parameters, the effect on responses, various process variants, and new techniques adopted to enhance process performance. ... mehr

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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000118848
Veröffentlicht am 05.05.2020
DOI: 10.3390/app10062082
Zitationen: 7
Web of Science
Zitationen: 7
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Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Automation und angewandte Informatik (IAI)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Publikationsjahr 2020
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 2076-3417
KITopen-ID: 1000118848
HGF-Programm 43.22.03 (POF III, LK 01) Printed Materials and Systems
Weitere HGF-Programme 49.01.12 (POF III, LK 02) 3D Printing
Erschienen in Applied Sciences
Verlag MDPI
Band 10
Heft 6
Seiten Article no.: 2082
Vorab online veröffentlicht am 19.03.2020
Schlagwörter EDM; tool steels; hard-to-cut; machining; process parameters; performance measures
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