Minimum Quantity Lubrication (MQL) in Machining: Benefits and Drawbacks

  title={Minimum Quantity Lubrication (MQL) in Machining: Benefits and Drawbacks},
  author={Nourredine Boubekri and Vasim A. Shaikh},
 Abstract—Micro lubrication or also known as minimum quantity lubrication (MQL) serves as an alternative to flood cooling by reducing the volume of cutting fluid used in the machining process; but not without significant health concerns. Flood cooling is primarily used to cool and lubricate the cutting tool and work piece interface during machining process. The adverse health effects caused by the use of coolants and the potential economic advantages of greener machining methods are drawing… 

A comprehensive review on minimum quantity lubrication (MQL) in machining processes using nano-cutting fluids

  • Z. SaidM. Gupta E. Bellos
  • Materials Science
    The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology
  • 2019
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