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Title: Effects of machining characteristics on electrical discharge machining using different types of electrode materials
Authors: M. S., Reza
Khairul Anuar
S. H., Tomadi
M. A., Hassan
W. S. W., Harun
Keywords: Electrical discharge;Material removal rate (MRR);Electrode;Electrode wear ratio (EWR);Tool steel XW42;Malaysian Technical Universities Conference on Engineering and Technology (MUCEET)
Issue Date: 20-Jun-2009
Publisher: Universiti Malaysia Pahang
Citation: p.206-209
Series/Report no.: Proceedings of the Malaysian Technical Universities Conference on Engineering and Technology (MUCEET) 2009
Abstract: is a non-traditional machining process that involved a transient spark discharges through the fluid due to the potential difference between the electrode and the work piece. Improper choose of electrode material in Electrical Discharge Machining may result highly poor machining performance and electrode wear that would increase the cost of production. The experiment will be conducted using 3 different types of electrode materials that are copper, aluminium and brass. For each electrode, the amount of material removal rate (MRR) and electrode wear ratio (EWR) will be investigated using the weighing machine. It is found that from the experiment copper is the best selected electrode material for MRR and EWR machining characteristic criteria followed by aluminium and brass. The best selection of electrode material for EDM machining provides faster rate for production, promotes longer tool life and machining accuracy of tool steel XW42 workpiece.
Description: Malaysian Technical Universities Conference on Engineering and Technology organized by Universiti Malaysia Pahang in collaboration with Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka & Universiti Malaysia Perlis on June 20th - 22nd, 2009, at MS Garden Hotel, Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/8761
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