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Ductile-Regime Grinding of Brittle Materials



Kenneth Blaedel, John S. Taylor, Christopher J. Evans


Under appropriate conditions, brittle materials may be ground to produce surfaces with no observable fracture damage. This chapter reviews the techniques for producing such surfaces and the mechanisms of material removal involved.
Chapter 6 in Machining of Ceramics and Composites, S. Jahanmir, Editor
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Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, NY


ceramics, ductile grinding, glass, subsurface damage


Blaedel, K. , Taylor, J. and Evans, C. (1997), Ductile-Regime Grinding of Brittle Materials, Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, NY (Accessed May 25, 2024)


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Created December 31, 1996, Updated October 12, 2021