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IJAT Vol.16 No.1 pp. 71-77
doi: 10.20965/ijat.2022.p0071
(2022)

Paper:

Development of Ultrasonic Vibration-Assisted Magnetic Compound Fluid (MCF) Polishing Technology

Mitsuyoshi Nomura*,†, Kenji Ozasa*, Tatsuya Fujii*, Tsunehisa Suzuki*, and Yongbo Wu**

*Department of Mechanical Engineering, Akita Prefectural University
84-4 Ebinokuchi, Tsuchiya, Yurihonjo, Akita 015-0055, Japan

Corresponding author

**Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China

Received:
May 30, 2021
Accepted:
August 5, 2021
Published:
January 5, 2022
Keywords:
magnetic compound fluid (MCF), MCF slurry, polishing, ultrasonic vibration, surface roughness
Abstract

This study investigates the development of an ultrasonic vibration-assisted magnetic compound fluid (MCF) polishing technology for final polishing. The fabrication of an experimental apparatus entails an ultrasonic polishing unit, and the experimental investigation of its performance in surface polishing is described. In addition, ultrasonic vibration-assisted MCF polishing under different applied methods of ultrasonic vibration is studied. The experimental results indicate that applying ultrasonic vibration to the workpiece improves the surface roughness and material removal rate when the ultrasonic vibrations are changed. In addition, across the range of polishing conditions employed in this study, the precision surface roughness and high material removal rate can be easily obtained on the acrylic plate by applying an elliptical vibration to the ultrasonic vibration.

Cite this article as:
Mitsuyoshi Nomura, Kenji Ozasa, Tatsuya Fujii, Tsunehisa Suzuki, and Yongbo Wu, “Development of Ultrasonic Vibration-Assisted Magnetic Compound Fluid (MCF) Polishing Technology,” Int. J. Automation Technol., Vol.16, No.1, pp. 71-77, 2022.
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