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Description: This simulation shows how to check whether the operation can be carried out with the particular machine in the given conditions. The power required for cutting must be less than the machine's available power at the selected rotational speed. Try the following conditions: coefficient - specific cutting power in W cm-3 min-1, K = 17 for aluminium; diameter, D = 125 mm, and number of tool teeth, Z = 8 teeth for the tool given; radial engagement of the tool, ae = 100 mm, axial engagement of the tool, also known as the axial pass depth, ap = 2 mm, cutting speed, vc= 1500 m min-1, feed per tooth, fz= 0.1 m tooth-1 for the cutting conditions.
Keywords: rotational speed • specific cutting power • tool parameters • cutting conditions
Categories: Materials > Metals & alloys > Aluminium & alloys
Processes > Shaping > Machining
Created by: Benoît Verquin, CETIM
Jean Saint-Chely, CETIM
Cheryl Anderson, The University of Liverpool
MATTER, The University of Liverpool
Contributions: Marc Ryckeboer, Sapa
Bernard Marandet, ALCAN Centre de Recherches de Voreppe
Published by: European Aluminium Association, Brussels
License: This resource is released under the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives license (2.0 UK: England & Wales).
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Date created: 18 May 2004
Date added: 29 July 2010
Resource ID: 3152