MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 77, 20162016 3rd International Conference on Mechanics and Mechatronics Research (ICMMR 2016)
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Published online||03 October 2016|
Effect of Duty Ratio at Different Pulse Frequency during Hole Drilling in Ceramics Using Electrochemical Discharge Machining
1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Engineering College, Bikaner (Raj.) - India.
2 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur (MS.) - India
3 Department of Mechanical Engineering, GITS, Udaipur (Raj.) - India
The Electro Chemical Discharge Machining (ECDM) is a hybridization process of electro chemical and electric discharge machining, which is used for machining of hard, brittle and nonconductive materials. The present paper investigates the effect of duty ratio at different pulse frequency on the four process responses, i.e. material removal rate, depth of penetration, surface damage and heat affected zone of the hole drilled by ECDM. The requirements of a quality drilled hole are to have less surface damage and heat affected zone along with larger depth of penetration and material removal rate. The selected alumina ceramic (Al2O3) work piece material is widely used in hi-tech electrical apparatus. The results were characterized by optical microscope and analysed by using pulse wave forms of voltage with time. The results show that the effectiveness of pulse frequency varies according to the desired response characteristics. The research findings provide the most effective duty ratio for an improved quality of drilled hole in ceramics.
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2016
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Current usage metrics show cumulative count of Article Views (full-text article views including HTML views, PDF and ePub downloads, according to the available data) and Abstracts Views on Vision4Press platform.
Data correspond to usage on the plateform after 2015. The current usage metrics is available 48-96 hours after online publication and is updated daily on week days.
Initial download of the metrics may take a while.