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Comparative evaluation of surface quality, tool wear, and specific cutting energy for wiper and conventional carbide inserts in hard turning of aisi 4340 alloy steel

Abbas, A. T.; Anwar, S.; Hegab, H.; Benyahia, F.; Ali, H.; Elkaseer, Ahmed 1
1 Institut für Automation und angewandte Informatik (IAI), Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)


This paper presents an experimental study into the comparative response of wiper and round-nose conventional carbide inserts coated with TiCN + AL$_{2}$O$_{3}$ + TiN when turning an AISI 4340 steel alloy. The optimal process parameters, as identified by pre-experiments, were used for both types of inserts to determine the machined surface quality, tool wear, and specific cutting energy for different cutting lengths. The wiper inserts provided a substantial improvement in the attainable surface quality compared with the results obtained using conventional inserts under optimal cutting conditions for the entire range of the machined lengths. In addition, the conventional inserts showed a dramatic increase in roughness with an increased length of the cut, while the wiper inserts showed only a minor increase for the same length of cut. A scanning electron microscope was used to examine the wear for both types of inserts. Conventional inserts showed higher trends for both the average and maximum flank wear with cutting length compared to the wiper inserts, except for lengths of 200–400 mm, where conventional inserts showed less average flank wear. ... mehr

Verlagsausgabe §
DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000127664
Veröffentlicht am 14.12.2020
DOI: 10.3390/ma13225233
Zitationen: 6
Web of Science
Zitationen: 5
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Cover der Publikation
Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Automation und angewandte Informatik (IAI)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Publikationsjahr 2020
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 1996-1944
KITopen-ID: 1000127664
HGF-Programm 43.22.03 (POF III, LK 01) Printed Materials and Systems
Erschienen in Materials
Verlag MDPI
Band 13
Heft 22
Seiten Art.-Nr.: 5233
Schlagwörter AISI 4340 steel alloy; turning operation; cutting parameters; surface roughness; tool wear; specific energy consumption; wiper inserts; conventional round-nose inserts
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