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A Failure Analysis of an Experimental AIMgB14 Cutting Tools

Published

Author(s)

J L. Evans, Laurent Deshayes, D G. Bhat, S A. Batzer

Abstract

A recently developed ultra-hard boride-based material, AlMgB14, has been fabricated into a standard cutting tool geometry (TPG-222) and tested in the single-point turning of Ti-6Al-4V. The initial testing was conducted to compare this new cutting tool?s performance relative to a WC-Co cutting tool. During these tests a number of the inserts manufactured from the boride-based material suffered catastrophic failure for a wide range of cutting conditions. Consequently, a failure analysis was conducted of these inserts.
Proceedings Title
Proceedings of the Microscopy and Microanalysis 2005
Conference Dates
July 31-August 4, 2005
Conference Location
Honolulu, HI, USA
Conference Title
Microscopy and Microanalysis 2005

Keywords

Ceramic, Cutting Tool Material, Failure Analysis, Titanium

Citation

Evans, J. , Deshayes, L. , Bhat, D. and Batzer, S. (2005), A Failure Analysis of an Experimental AIMgB14 Cutting Tools, Proceedings of the Microscopy and Microanalysis 2005, Honolulu, HI, USA, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=822257 (Accessed April 21, 2024)
Created December 31, 2004, Updated October 12, 2021