IJAT Vol.18 No.3 pp. 332-341
doi: 10.20965/ijat.2024.p0332

Research Paper:

Influence of Reverse Finishing on Characteristics of Drilling Surface

Yuzuha Ochi*, Masatoshi Usui**,† ORCID Icon, and Hiroyuki Sasahara* ORCID Icon

*Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
2-24-16 Naka-cho, Koganei, Tokyo 184-8588, Japan

**National Traffic Safety and Environment Laboratory
Tokyo, Japan

Corresponding author

September 25, 2023
April 3, 2024
May 5, 2024
aluminum alloy, Bauschinger effect, drilling, reverse finishing

Aluminum alloys are often used in automobile and aircraft parts that require higher dimensional accuracy and durability. Drilling is often used in the machining process of these products and accounts for about 60% of the machining performed on these products. Deterioration of finishing surface accuracy in drilling causes problems such as decreased tool life due to wear and increased cost due to the introduction of the finishing process. The objective of this study is to evaluate the finished surface characteristics in the drilling of aluminum alloys using reverse finishing, with a focus on the cutting direction of finishing, with respect to the roughing direction. The torque and thrust force are smaller in reverse finishing than in forward finishing. The reduction effects of cutting force in reverse finishing were more significant when the finishing depth of cut was smaller in relation to the roughing-affected layer. Under conditions where the finishing depth was equal to or greater than the roughing-affected layer, it was possible to reduce cutting forces and improve surface roughness while obtaining compressive residual stresses equivalent to forward finishing.

Cite this article as:
Y. Ochi, M. Usui, and H. Sasahara, “Influence of Reverse Finishing on Characteristics of Drilling Surface,” Int. J. Automation Technol., Vol.18 No.3, pp. 332-341, 2024.
Data files:
  1. [1] W. C. Ralph, W. S. Johnson, A. Makeev, and J. C. Newman, “Fatigue Performance of Production-Quality Aircraft Fastener Holes,” Int. J. of Fatigue, Vol.29, Issue 7, pp. 1319-1327, 2007.
  2. [2] B. Denkena, D. Boehnke, and L. León, “Machining Induced Residual Stress in Structural Aluminum Parts,” Production Engineering, Vol.2, No.3, pp. 247-253, 2008.
  3. [3] Z. Ping, Y. Xiujie, W. Penghao, and Y. Xiao, “Surface Integrity and Tool Wear Mechanism of 7050-T7451 Aluminum Alloy Under Dry Cutting,” Vacuum, Vol.184, Article No.109886, 2020.
  4. [4] T. Leveille, C. Granier, F. Valiorgue, H. Pascal, J. Rech, A. Van-Robaeys, F. Lefebvre, J. Kolmacka, and T. Darlin, “Characterization of Residual Stresses Induced by a Multistep Hole Making Sequence,” Procedia CIRP, Vol.102, pp. 477-481, 2021.
  5. [5] N. Habib, A. Sharif, A. Hussain, M. Aamir, K. Giasin, D. Y. Pimenov, and U. Ali, “Analysis of Hole Quality and Chips Formation in the Dry Drilling Process of Al7075-T6,” Metals, Vol.11, Issue 6, Article No.891, 2021.
  6. [6] M. Uddin, A. Basak, A. Pramanik, S. Singh, G. M. Krolczyk, and C. Prakash, “Evaluating Hole Quality in Drilling of Al 6061 Alloys,” Materials, Vol.11, No.12, Article No.2443, 2018.
  7. [7] W. G. Wu, S. Q. Pang, and Z. Q. Liu, “Analysis of Reversible Fine Machining Sequence Effect on Surface Integrity,” Key Eng. Mater., Vols.315-316, pp. 391-395, 2006.
  8. [8] S. Zaiman and A. Osuga, “On the Reversing Finish Cutting Aluminium,” J. of the Japan Institute of Metals and Materials, Vol.42, No.7, pp. 658-664, 1978 (in Japanese).
  9. [9] H. Sun, A. Li, Y. Zhou, X. Song, and C. Xue, “Surface Integrity Enhancement of ZL109 Aluminum-Silicon Piston Alloy Employing the Forward and Reverse Finish Cutting Method,” Int. J. of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol.107, Nos.1-2, pp. 617-629, 2020.

*This site is desgined based on HTML5 and CSS3 for modern browsers, e.g. Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Edge, Opera.

Last updated on Jul. 12, 2024