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|Author(s):||E W. Paul; Christopher J. Evans; A Mangamelli; Michael L. McGlauflin; Robert S. Polvani;|
|Title:||Chemical Aspects of Tool Wear in Single Point Diamond Turning|
|Published:||January 01, 1996|
|Abstract:||A hypothesis is proposed that ascribes chemical wear of diamond tools to the presence of unpaired d electrons in the sample being machined. This hypothesis is used to explain a range of results for metals, alloys, and other materials including electroless nickel. The hypothesis is further tested by experiments presented here on the machining of a range of high purity elements. The implications for diamond turnability of other materials are discussed.|
|Citation:||Precision Engineering-Journal of the International Societies for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology|
|Pages:||pp. 4 - 19|
|Keywords:||d electron complexes,diamond turning,diamonds,electroless nickel,tool wear,tools,tribochemistry|
|Research Areas:||Manufacturing, Metrology|