Grinding Performance of a Grain-Arranged Diamond Wheel against Industrial Pure Aluminum


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A grain-arranged diamond wheel is developed and grinding performance of the wheel against industrial pure aluminum, one of the most hard-to-grinding materials, is investigated. The developed wheel efficiently ground pure aluminum without adhesion even when general-purpose grinding fluid, Type A3-1, was used. Moreover, wheel wear was not observed during the experiment, and grinding energy was extremely low. By using the developed wheel, a mirror surface can be easily obtained by one-pass surface grinding with very low table speed.



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




S. Okuyama et al., "Grinding Performance of a Grain-Arranged Diamond Wheel against Industrial Pure Aluminum", Key Engineering Materials, Vol. 329, pp. 33-38, 2007

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January 2007




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