Faculty Publications

Title

Influence of emulsifier content in cutting fluids on cutting forces, cutting temperatures, tool wear, and surface roughness

Document Type

Article

Keywords

Cutting fluids, Emulsifier, Machining parameters, Metal cutting

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part J: Journal of Engineering Tribology

Volume

223

Issue

2

First Page

203

Last Page

209

Abstract

Cutting fluids are widely used in metal cutting industries for centuries. To cater the needs of state-of-the-art machining processes, several fluid formulations are available in the present day market. Of such available fluids, water-soluble fluids are prominent. Although the need of cutting fluids is well stressed upon and is much explored, the role of different ingredients of the fluid on the machining parameters is not much investigated. The present work is an attempt to study the role of emulsifier on the effectiveness of the cutting fluid. © IMechE 2009.

Original Publication Date

3-1-2009

DOI of published version

10.1243/13506501JET479

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