Elucidating Grinding Mechanism by Theoretical and Experimental Investigations
AbstractGrinding is one of the essential manufacturing processes for producing brittle or hard materials-based precision parts (e.g., optical lenses). In grinding, a grinding wheel removes the desired amount of material by passing the same area on the workpiece surface multiple times. How the topography of a workpiece surface evolves with these passes is thus an important research issue, which has not yet been addressed elaborately. The present paper tackles this issue from both the theoretical and the experimental points of view. In particular, this paper presents the results of experimental and theoretical investigations on the multi-pass surface grinding operations where the workpiece surface is made of glass and the grinding wheel consists of cBN abrasive grains. Both investigations confirm that a great deal of stochasticity is involved in the grinding mechanism, and the complexity of the workpiece surface gradually increases along with the number of passes. View Full-Text
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Ullah, A.S.; Caggiano, A.; Kubo, A.; Chowdhury, M.A.K. Elucidating Grinding Mechanism by Theoretical and Experimental Investigations. Materials 2018, 11, 274.
Ullah AS, Caggiano A, Kubo A, Chowdhury MAK. Elucidating Grinding Mechanism by Theoretical and Experimental Investigations. Materials. 2018; 11(2):274.Chicago/Turabian Style
Ullah, AMM S.; Caggiano, Alessandra; Kubo, Akihiko; Chowdhury, M. A.K. 2018. "Elucidating Grinding Mechanism by Theoretical and Experimental Investigations." Materials 11, no. 2: 274.
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