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IJAT Vol.4 No.2 pp. 103-109
doi: 10.20965/ijat.2010.p0103
(2010)

Paper:

High-Speed Milling Using a Developed Desktop Machine Tool

Hideharu Kato*, Kazuhiro Shintani*, and Kazuo Iwata**

*Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kanazawa Institute of Technology, 7-1 Ohgigaoka, Nonoichi, Ishikawa 921-8501, Japan

**OSG Corporation, 1-15 Honnogahara Toyokawa, Aichi 442-8544, Japan

Received:
October 15, 2009
Accepted:
December 1, 2009
Published:
March 5, 2010
Keywords:
desktop machine tool, high-speed milling, small end mill tool, deformed layer, surface roughness
Abstract

The demand for compact products has raised the need for high-speed machining. In this study, we have designed and produced a desktop machine tool and investigated its high-speed machining performance using a small end mill. The size of the developed machine tool is 300×400×340mm, and the weight is 50 kg. This machine could reach a cutting speed of 25.0 m/s using a 1.7 mm diameter tool. High-speed milling with this machine produced a surface roughness of 0.6 µmRz without tearing. In addition, deformed layers produced at cutting speed of 25.0 m/s was thinner than that at cutting speed of 2.5 m/s. It was confirmed that the thickness of deformed layers at 25.0 m/s was 0.6 µm.

Cite this article as:
H. Kato, K. Shintani, and K. Iwata, “High-Speed Milling Using a Developed Desktop Machine Tool,” Int. J. Automation Technol., Vol.4, No.2, pp. 103-109, 2010.
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