Effect of Nanoparticle Lubrication in Diamond Turning of Reaction-Bonded SiC
Jiwang Yan, Zhiyu Zhang, and Tsunemoto Kuriyagawa
Department of Mechanical Systems and Designs, Tohoku University, Aoba 6-6-01, Aramaki, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-8579, Japan
Lubrication is a key issue in diamond turning of hard materials. This paper explores the feasibility of nanoparticle lubrication in diamond turning of reaction-bonded SiC. Four types of nanoparticles were dispersed in lubricating grease and applied to a workpiece surface. Results showed that the type and concentration of dispersed nanoparticles significantly affected lubricating performance. Grease containing 10% Cu nanoparticles produced the highest surface quality and the lowest tool wear. Lubrication is discussed in terms of nanoparticle-induced solid lubricating film formation at the tool-workpiece interface.
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