Interactive Resource icon  Calculation of Cutting Force, Torque and Power

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Description: Drilling is one of the main axial machining operations where material is removed using a cutting tool. It allows a cylindrical hole to be created in a block of material using a drill, which is subjected to a rotational movement around the axis and a feed motion along the axis. This simulation shows how to check whether the operation can be carried out with the particular machine in the given conditions. The power must be available at the rotational speed used. Try the following conditions for EN AW 2017 aluminium alloy and monobloc carbide drill: diameter, d = 6 mm, cutting speed, vc= 200 m min-1, feed per tooth, fz= 0.3 m tooth-1 for the cutting conditions (This data gives kc= 1050).
Keywords: rotational speed • cutting force • torque • 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
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Date created: 19 May 2004
Date added: 29 July 2010
Resource ID: 3161