Machining of Aluminum and Aluminum Alloys
This article begins with a discussion on the classification of aluminum alloys and the selection of alloy and temper based on machinability. It provides an overview of cutting force and power, tool design and material, and general machining conditions. In addition, the article discusses distortion and dimensional variation and machining problems during the machining of high-silicon aluminum alloy. It also provides information on tool design and material, speed and feed, and the cutting fluid used for various machining processes, namely, turning, boring, planing and shaping, broaching, reaming, tapping, milling, sawing, grinding, honing, and lapping. The article concludes with a...
Machining of Aluminum and Aluminum Alloys, Machining, Vol 16, ASM Handbook, By ASM Handbook Committee, ASM International, 1989, p 761–804, https://doi.org/10.31399/asm.hb.v16.a0002184
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