Machining of brittle materials using nanostructured diamond tools

Jackson, M. J., Whitfield, M. D., Robinson, G. M. , Cabral, G., Reis, P., Titus, E., Madaleno, J. C., Davim, J. P., Gracio, J., Ahmed, W. and Sein, H. (2015) Machining of brittle materials using nanostructured diamond tools. In: Machining with nanomaterials. Springer International Publishing, pp. 129-153. ISBN 9783319190099, 9783319190082

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Abstract

Recently, the demand for superhard tools for use in a range of industrial applications has been increasing rapidly. The development of advanced materials with superior mechanical properties and iron-based components being replaced by new materials has made superhard tools an absolute necessity. The automotive and the mould-making industries are two examples where superhard tools are essential. In addition, the use of aluminium-silicon alloys and graphite for electrical discharge machines (EDM) is increasing the demand for superior diamond tools. This chapter describes the machining of brittle materials using nanostructured diamond tools. © Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2009, 2015. All rights are reserved.

Keywords:Nanotechnology
Subjects:F Physical Sciences > F200 Materials Science
J Technologies > J510 Materials Technology
Divisions:College of Science > School of Mathematics and Physics
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Deposited On:20 Jun 2017 16:28

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