Prediction of Coolant Pressure and Volume Flow Rate in the Gundrilling Process

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Jinhyuk Jung, Jun Ni

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

J. Manuf. Sci. Eng 125(4), 696-702 (Nov 11, 2003) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1621427 History: Received November 01, 2001; Revised July 01, 2003; Online November 11, 2003
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Solid models of the gundrill heads-the whole views (left) and cross-sectional views (right). Note: The boundary of Ao is denoted with broken lines.
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The photographs of the shank cross-sections of the tested gundrills
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Good agreement between measured and predicted coolant volume flow rates in GPM (gallons per minute)
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Constancy of coolant volume flow rate (Q) along the drilling positions in a hole
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A parametric study on the effect of duct diameter (D4) of the drill head on Q and p7
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A parametric study on the saturation of Q and p7 with respect to Ao for water base coolant and SAE30 oil
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A parametric study on the effect of duct diameter (D3) of the shank on Q and p7 for type A, B, and C drills
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Major elements of a gundrilling system
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The nomenclature of gundrill geometry
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Designation of pressure and dimensions in the modeled gundrill coolant channel system
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Illustration of a bottom clearance zone
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A simplified valve model representing the bottom clearance zone
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A parallel pipe model representing dual coolant holes
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The position of a sectioning plane and the viewing direction



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