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Effect of different cooling strategies on surface quality and power consumption in finishing end milling of stainless steel 316

Abbas, Adel T.; Anwar, Saqib; Abdelnasser, Elshaimaa; Luqman, Monis; Abu Qudeiri, Jaber E.; Elkaseer, Ahmed

Abstract:
In this paper, an experimental investigation into the machinability of AISI 316 alloy during finishing end milling operation under different cooling conditions and with varying process parameters is presented. Three environmental-friendly cooling strategies were utilized, namely, dry, minimal quantity lubrication (MQL) and MQL with nanoparticles (Al$_{2}$O$_{3}$),and the variable process parameters were cutting speed and feed rate. Power consumption and surface quality were utilized as the machining responses to characterize the process performance. Surface quality was examined by evaluating the final surface roughness and surface integrity of the machined surface. The results revealed a reduction in power consumption when MQL and MQL + Al$_{2}$O$_{3}$ strategies were applied compared to the dry case by averages of 4.7% and 8.6%, respectively. Besides, a considerable reduction in the surface roughness was noticed with average values of 40% and 44% for MQL and MQL + Al$_{2}$O$_{3}$ strategies, respectively, when compared to the dry condition. At the same time, the reduction in generated surface roughness obtained by using MQL + Al$_{2}$O$_{3}$condition was marginal (5.9%) compared with using MQL condition. ... mehr

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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000130514
Veröffentlicht am 19.03.2021
Originalveröffentlichung
DOI: 10.3390/ma14040903
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Zitationen: 1
Cover der Publikation
Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Automation und angewandte Informatik (IAI)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Publikationsjahr 2021
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 1996-1944
KITopen-ID: 1000130514
Erschienen in Materials
Verlag MDPI
Band 14
Heft 4
Seiten 1-15
Schlagwörter stainless steel 316; finishing end milling operation; cooling strategies; dry condition; MQL; nanoparticles based cutting fluids; surface roughness; power consumption
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