Volume 22, Issue 3 (May 1994)

    Evaluation of Machinability Data

    (Received 28 June 1993; accepted 20 November 1993)

    CODEN: JTEOAD

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    Abstract

    Systematic materials selection is essential to fulfill the design criteria. Reliable information on material properties, in turn, is a vital factor for approaching such an objective. The machinability of engineering metals, owing to the marked influence on the production costs, has to be taken into account in the process of materials selection. In an attempt to develop a method for estimating the machinability of engineering metals, machinability data collected from laboratory and literature are assessed. A rating system derived from the metal removal rate is proposed for estimating the relative machinability of carbon and alloy steels, stainless steels, and aluminum, copper, and magnesium alloys.


    Author Information:

    Jin, L-Z
    Division of Materials Technology, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm,

    Sandström, R
    Division of Materials Technology, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm,


    Stock #: JTE11812J

    ISSN: 0090-3973

    DOI: 10.1520/JTE11812J

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    Title Evaluation of Machinability Data
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    Committee E28