On a Novel Tool Life Relation for Precision Cutting Tools

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A. G. Mamalis

Manufacturing Technology Division, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece

J. Kundrák

Department of Production Engineering, University of Miskolc, Miskolc, Hungary

M. Horváth

Department of Manufacture Engineering, Technical University of Budapest, Budapest, Hungary

J. Manuf. Sci. Eng 127(2), 328-332 (Apr 25, 2005) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1794158 History: Received December 17, 2001; Revised March 25, 2004; Online April 25, 2005
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Typical tool life curves
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Influence of cutting speed on tool life
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Tool life curves with technological data change
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Scanning electron micrograph showing the cutting tool wear for cutting conditions: vc=101 m/min,f=0.05 mm/rev,a=0.1 mm
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Scanning electron micrographs and chemical composition microanalysis showing the cutting tool wear for cutting conditions: vc=101 m/min,f=0.05 mm/rev;a=0.2 mm    
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Curves of tool life and length of cut of CBN tools (+) f=0.025 mm/rev; (○) f=0.075 mm/rev; (×) f=0.125 mm/rev(ap=0.1 mm; ∅45 mm; VB=0.4 mm)




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