Effect of Rotary Tool on EDM PerformanceAuthor : Manpreet Singh Sidhu and Sukhpal Singh Chatha
Volume 7 No.2 Special Issue:November 2018 pp 87-92
Machining is a broad term which is used to describe removal of material from a work-piece. The rotary electrode discharge machining (EDM) has emerged as a successful technique to remove the material from the work surface of different materials such as tool steel, ceramic, metal matrix composite and inconel etc. In this study, the machining characteristics of the die steel of H-13 by using rotary electrode discharge machining (EDM) with a cylindrical electrode were investigated. Magnetic field assisted EDM has also been examined on the machining parameters (MRR, TWR and SR). From the results it is observed that rotary tool EDM showed the better results with regards to MRR and SR. The rotary electrode improves the machining performances due to better flushing of debris from the machining gap.
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