Comparison of Ti6Al4V machining forces and tool life for cryogenic versus conventional cooling

  title={Comparison of Ti6Al4V machining forces and tool life for cryogenic versus conventional cooling},
  author={Matteo Strano and Elio Chiappini and Stefano Tirelli and Paolo Albertelli and Michele Monno},
  journal={Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture},
  pages={1403 - 1408}
  • M. Strano, E. Chiappini, M. Monno
  • Published 30 May 2013
  • Materials Science
  • Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture
The benefits of cryogenic cooling by liquid nitrogen in cutting of titanium alloys have often been evaluated as a comparison to dry machining conditions. However, it is more interesting to quantitatively assess the performance of cryogenic conditioning of the process with respect to standard industrial conditions, that is, with respect to flood emulsion cooling. The technical and scientific literature is scarce and somehow contradictory, especially in terms of cutting forces and coefficient of… 

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