Experimental Study on the Chip Geometry and Shear Angle in Micro-Cutting Aluminum 7050-T7451


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In this paper, the micro-scale machining characteristics of a non-ferrous structural alloy, aluminum 7050-T7451 is investigated through a series of cutting experiments. The effects of cutting speed and undeformed chip thickness on the chip geometry, cutting ratio, effective rake angle and shear angle in orthogonal micro-scale cutting of Al 7075-T7451 are presented. Explanations for the observed trends are also given.



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Jun Wang,Philip Mathew, Xiaoping Li, Chuanzhen Huang and Hongtao Zhu




J. Zhou et al., "Experimental Study on the Chip Geometry and Shear Angle in Micro-Cutting Aluminum 7050-T7451", Key Engineering Materials, Vol. 443, pp. 657-662, 2010

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June 2010




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