Parametric Study of Machining on EN31 and EN19 Alloy Steels in WEDM to Analyze the Effect on Surface RoughnessAuthor : Ramandeep Singh and Ashok Kumar
Volume 7 No.2 Special Issue:November 2018 pp 36-42
Wire EDM can machine hard materials as well as alloys. Thus this study aims to analyze the effect of process parameters in WEDM on EN31 and EN19 alloy steels. The parameters selected for the optimization were Work material, Pulse on Time, Pulse off Time, Current, Voltage and Wire Feed for improvement in surface roughness. Taguchi L18 Orthogonal array was used for the best combination of experiment. The output responses were analyzed by ANOVA (Analysis of variance). The ANOVA result indicated that there is a significant effect on improvement in surface roughness when machining with all these six input parameter and coated wire. According to the present investigation, voltage was found to be the most significant factor followed by Ton and current, which affect the improvement in surface roughness.
Wire EDM, EN-31, EN-19, Surface Roughness, Zinc Coated Brass Wire, Work material, Pulse on Time, Pulse off Time, Current, Voltage, Wire Feed
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