A study of high-speed milling characteristics of nitinol

Huang, H (2004) A study of high-speed milling characteristics of nitinol. Materials And Manufacturing Processes, 19 2: 159-175.


Author Huang, H
Title A study of high-speed milling characteristics of nitinol
Journal name Materials And Manufacturing Processes   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1042-6914
Publication date 2004
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1081/AMP-120029849
Volume 19
Issue 2
Start page 159
End page 175
Total pages 17
Place of publication New York
Publisher Marcel Dekker Inc
Language eng
Abstract High-speed milling (HSM) has many advantages over conventional machining. Among these advantages, the lower cutting force associated with the machining process is of particular significance for Nitinol alloys because their machined surfaces show less strain hardening. In this article, a systematic study has been carried out to investigate the machining characteristics of a Ni50.6Ti49.4 alloy in HSM. The effects of cutting speed, feed rate, and depth of cut on machined surface characteristics and tool wear are studied. It is found that an increase in cutting speed has resulted in a better surface finish and less work hardening. This is attributed to the reduction of chip cross-sectional area or chip thickness, which thus leads to a lower cutting force or load.
Keyword Engineering, Manufacturing
Materials Science, Multidisciplinary
High-speed Milling
Nitinol
Cutting Force
Surface
Microhardness
Tool Wear
Shape-memory Alloys
Machining Characteristics
Q-Index Code C1

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
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