Experimental Investigations of Cutting Parameters Influence on Cutting Forces and Surface Roughness of Quartz Glass


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Abstract In the present study, an attempt has been made to investigate the effect of cutting parameters (cutting speed, feed rate and depth of cut) on cutting forces (feed force, thrust force and cutting force) and surface roughness in milling of Quartz glas using diamond wheel. The cutting process in the up-cut milling of glass is discussed and the cutting force measured. The cutting force gradually increases with the cutter rotation at the beginning of the cut, and oscillates about a constant mean value after a certain undeformed chip thickness. The results show that cutting forces and surface roughness do not vary much with experimental cutting speed in the range of 55–93 m/min. The suggested models of cutting forces and surface roughness and adequately map within the limits of the cutting parameters considered.



Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 641-642)

Edited by:

Wen-Pei Sung, Chun-Zhi Zhang and Ran Chen




G. Q. Liang and F. F. Zhao, "Experimental Investigations of Cutting Parameters Influence on Cutting Forces and Surface Roughness of Quartz Glass", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 641-642, pp. 367-370, 2013

Online since:

January 2013




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