Experimental Investigation into Surface Integrity Finished by Abrasive Jet with Grinding Wheel as Restraint
The surface integrity finished by abrasive jet with grinding wheel as restraint was experimentally investigated. Experiments were performed with plane grinder M7120 equiped with abrasive jet finishing device and harded workpiece material 45 steel which was ground with the surface roughness values of Ra=0.6μm.The machined surface morphology was studied using Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) and microscope and microcosmic geometry parameters were measured with TALYSURF5 instrument. The surface hardness for ground and finished surface was measured with HVS-1000 instrument and the phase structure was analyzed by X-ray energy dispersive spectram and residual stresses were measured by PW3208 X-ray diffraction. The Results show that longitudinal geometry parameter values were diminished and ripple was obviously improved comparing with ground surface. Furthermore, the finished surface has condensible residual stresses and high surface hardness comparability compared to grinding machining surface. As a result, life and precision consistency of finished workpiece were improved.
Jiuhua Xu, Xipeng Xu, Guangqi Cai and Renke Kang
C. H. Li et al., "Experimental Investigation into Surface Integrity Finished by Abrasive Jet with Grinding Wheel as Restraint ", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 359-360, pp. 244-248, 2008