Mechanical drilling processes for titanium alloys: a literature review

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Show simple item record Zhang, Pengfei Churi, N. J. Pei, Zhijian J. Treadwell, C. 2009-12-01T19:56:40Z 2009-12-01T19:56:40Z 2009-12-01T19:56:40Z
dc.description.abstract Titanium and its alloys (Ti) are attractive for many applications due to their superior properties. However, they are regarded as hard-to-machine materials. Drilling is an important machining process since it is involved in nearly all Ti applications. It is desirable to develop cost-effective drilling processes for Ti and/or improve the cost-effectiveness of currently-available processes. Such development and improvement will be benefited by a comprehensive literature review of drilling processes for Ti. This paper presents a literature review on mechanical drilling processes for Ti, namely, twist drilling, vibration assisted twist drilling, ultrasonic machining, and rotary ultrasonic machining. It discusses cutting force, cutting temperature, tool wear and tool life, hole quality (diameter and cylindricity, surface roughness, and burr), and chip type when drilling of Ti using these processes. en_US
dc.relation.uri en_US
dc.rights This is an electronic version of an article published in Zhang, P.F., Churi, N.J., Pei, Z.J., and Treadwell C., 2008, “Mechanical drilling processes for titanium alloys: a literature review,” Machining Science and Technology, Vol. 12, No. 4, pp. 417-444. Machining Science and Technology is available online at: with the open URL of your article, which would be the following address; en_US
dc.subject Cutting force en_US
dc.subject Drilling en_US
dc.subject Machining en_US
dc.subject Surface roughness en_US
dc.subject Titanium alloy en_US
dc.subject Tool wear en_US
dc.title Mechanical drilling processes for titanium alloys: a literature review en_US
dc.type Article (author version) en_US 2008 en_US
dc.citation.epage 444 en_US
dc.citation.issue 4 en_US
dc.citation.jtitle Machining Science and Technology en_US
dc.citation.spage 417 en_US
dc.citation.volume 12 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid zpei en_US

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