International Journal of Modern Science and Technology


ISSN 2456-0235

International Journal of Modern Science and Technology 2023;8(7):7-12.                     Full Paper (PDF)

Optimization of Machining Parameters for Minimal Temperature in Turning A-286 Superalloy under Minimum Quantity Lubrication using RSM

R. Arunavigneshwaran*
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Easwari Engineering College, Chennai - 600089, India.
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Lubricant is used only in the smallest amount while machining in (MQL) minimum quantity lubrication. Due to its enhanced ability to remove heat from the machining zones, minimum quantity lubrication is a widely used lubrication system. In this experimental work, the usage of MWCNT (Multi Walled Carbon Nano Tubes) nanofluids with MQL in turning A286 superalloy is presented. Experiments were executed using L18 orthogonal array. Cutting speed, feed rate and cutting temperature were used to investigate the effectiveness in various environmental machining conditions (dry condition, oil condition, and nanofluid condition). The findings shows that MWCNT nanofluids with minimum lubrication were successful in lowering the cutting temperature.

​​Keywords: Turning, Cutting speed, Feed, Cutting temperature, A286 superalloy, Minimum quantity lubrication, Nanofluids.


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