IJAT Vol.3 No.2 pp. 199-203
doi: 10.20965/ijat.2009.p0199


Development of a Cutting Tool with a Textured Surface for Dry Cutting of Aluminum Alloys

Tatsuya Sugihara and Toshiyuki Enomoto

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University
2-1 Yamada-oka, Suita, Osaka 565-0871, Japan

January 8, 2009
March 3, 2009
March 5, 2009
dry cutting, cutting tool, texture, adhesion, aluminum alloy
The demand for dry/near-dry cutting has been rapidly increasing to reduce the environmental impact. However, cutting technologies for aluminum alloys have not actually gained widespread use because the aluminum chips adhere strongly to the cutting edge of the tool, leading to tool breakage. To solve this problem, a cutting tool with a banded textured surface was developed, and a series of face-milling experiments for aluminum alloys showed that the textured surface significantly improves the anti-adhesive and anti-frictional properties at the tool-chip interface under dry cutting conditions.
Cite this article as:
T. Sugihara and T. Enomoto, “Development of a Cutting Tool with a Textured Surface for Dry Cutting of Aluminum Alloys,” Int. J. Automation Technol., Vol.3 No.2, pp. 199-203, 2009.
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