Cutting Fluid Aerosol Generation due to Spin-off in Turning Operation: Analysis for Environmentally Conscious Machining

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Zhong Chen, Kinwah Wong, Wei Li, Steven Y. Liang

George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332

David A. Stephenson

Powertrain Division, General Motors Corporation, Warren, MI 48090

J. Manuf. Sci. Eng 123(3), 506-512 (Jul 01, 2000) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1367268 History: Received April 01, 1999; Revised July 01, 2000
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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Aerosol generation during machining process
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The premise of the problem
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(a) Photograph, and (b) rotating cylindrical peripheral disk atomization model
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Ligament formation mode
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Graph of coating liquid layer
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Disintegration of liquid sheet
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Relation between We* and We2
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(a) Fluid impinging on cylindrical, and (b) cross section of liquid sheet layer and rotary disk part
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(a) Atrump™ lathe, and (b) experimental set-up
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Particle size distribution
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Comparison of aerosol concentration between analytical result (straight lines) and experimental data (discrete points)
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Comparison of aerosol generation rate between analytical result and experimental data under different rotational speeds and constant flow rate
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Comparison of aerosol generation rate between analytical result and experimental data under different flow rate and constant rotational speeds



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