CBN-TiN Composite Coating Using a Novel Combinatorial Method—Structure and Performance in Metal Cutting

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William C. Russell

Materials Research & Development, Valenite, Inc., Troy, MI 48084

Ajay P. Malshe, Sharad N. Yedave, William D. Brown

Materials and Manufacturing Research Laboratories (MRL), Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701

J. Manuf. Sci. Eng 125(3), 431-435 (Jul 23, 2003) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1581886 History: Received September 01, 2001; Revised October 01, 2002; Online July 23, 2003
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Feed/speed diagram of anticipated performance range for composite CBN-TiN films on cemented carbide tools
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SEM micrograph of wear zone in CBN-TiN coating. Dark particles are CBN in a TiN (gray) matrix (1000X)
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Nose wear, Turning 4340 Steel, Rc 28–30 (183 SMM, 0.25 mm PR, 2 mm DOC, CNGA432, Dry Machining)
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Flank wear, Turning 4340 Steel, Rc 28–30 (183 SMM, 0.25 mm PR, 2 mm DOC, CNGA432, Dry Machining)
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Cross-section of TiN infiltrated CBN coating
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SEM cross-section of ESC deposited CBN (1500X)
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Schematic of ESC process



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