Surface Roughness Evaluation in Dry-Cutting of Magnesium Alloy by Air Pressure Coolant

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In this paper, a studying of surface roughness in dry milling with air pressure coolant of wrought magnesium alloy AZ31B will be carried out. The effects of air flow, feed-rate per tooth, cutting velocity and number of inserts in a cutting tool on surface roughness have been examined. Surface roughness increases with increasing feed-rate per tooth and increasing number of inserts in the cutting tool. However, it is nearly unchanged under a specific range of cutting velocity in the experiment and improved by the flow of air cooling.

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J. Kim and K. Lee, "Surface Roughness Evaluation in Dry-Cutting of Magnesium Alloy by Air Pressure Coolant," Engineering, Vol. 2 No. 10, 2010, pp. 788-792. doi: 10.4236/eng.2010.210101.

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