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Dry and semi-dry turning of titanium metal matrix composites (Ti-MMCs)

Seyed Ali Niknam, Jules Kouam, Victor Songméné and Marek Balazinski

Article (2018)

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Metal matrix composites (MMCs) are composed of non-metallic reinforcements (i.e., ceramic) in metal matrices which feature high toughness, wear and fatigue resistant and relatively light-weight. One of the metallic composites with remarkable mechanical properties is titanium metal matrix composite (Ti-MMC) that is considered as an alternative to nickel-based alloys. Despite excellent mechanical and physical features of Ti-MMC, due to high price and presence of hard and abrasive ceramic particles in metal matrices, machining, and machinability of Ti-MMCs is a complex subject. Knowing that very limited studies are available on machining Ti-MMCs under various flow rates and lubrication modes, adequate knowledge about the effects of cutting parameters and lubrication modes on machining attributes is a critical issue. Therefore, this study intends to present the turning of Ti-MMC under dry and semi-dry modes at various levels of flow rates. Effects of cutting parameters on several machining attributes including cutting forces, surface roughness, and particle emission will be presented in the course of this study.

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Turning ; Ti-MMC ; Lubrication ; Cutting force ; Surface quality

Subjects: 2000 Materials science and technology > 2007 Composites
Department: Department of Mechanical Engineering
Funders: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), Fonds Québécois de la Recherche sur la Nature et les Technologies (FQRNT)
PolyPublie URL: https://publications.polymtl.ca/5059/
Journal Title: Procedia CIRP (vol. 77)
Publisher: Elsevier
DOI: 10.1016/j.procir.2018.08.215
Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2018.08.215
Date Deposited: 20 Dec 2022 10:41
Last Modified: 26 May 2023 12:23
Cite in APA 7: Niknam, S. A., Kouam, J., Songméné, V., & Balazinski, M. (2018). Dry and semi-dry turning of titanium metal matrix composites (Ti-MMCs). Procedia CIRP, 77, 62-65. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2018.08.215

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