Study of Internal Magnetic Field Assisted Finishing for Copper Tubes with MRF (Magneto-Rheological Fluid)-Based Slurry


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This research studied the internal magnetic field assisted finishing with MRF (Magneto-rheological Fluid)-based slurry for copper tubes.MRF-based slurry that included diamond abrasives was applied to the internal magnetic field assisted finishing for copper tubes and the finishing characteristics were studied. The results showed that the exciting current and the abrasive size changed the finishing characteristics of MRF-based slurry. This finishing process creates a smooth mirror finished surface with few directional cutting marks on the surface of the copper tube.



Edited by:

Dongming Guo, Tsunemoto Kuriyagawa, Jun Wang and Jun’ichi Tamaki




T. Sato et al., "Study of Internal Magnetic Field Assisted Finishing for Copper Tubes with MRF (Magneto-Rheological Fluid)-Based Slurry", Key Engineering Materials, Vol. 329, pp. 249-254, 2007

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January 2007




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