Phase Transformation and Its Effect on Flank Wear in Machining Steels

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Wonsik Kim, Patrick Kwon

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824

J. Manuf. Sci. Eng 124(3), 659-666 (Jul 11, 2002) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1473145 History: Received February 01, 2001; Revised December 01, 2001; Online July 11, 2002
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A temperature cycle on a representative region near surface (RRNS)
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Micrographs of uncut areas taken by laser scanning microscopy
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Sample preparation for microstructure observation and X-ray diffraction
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Flank wear volume per sliding distance for plain steels with (a) TiN, (b) Alumina
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Scanning electron micrographs of uncut areas (The arrow presents the direction of sliding).
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X-ray diffraction patterns of the surfaces before and after machining
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TEM images and diffraction patterns of machined surface area
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Hardenability curves for AISI 1045, 1060, 4340 and 52100
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Similar heat penetration volume (solid lines) and different phase transformation volume during cooling (dotted lines)



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