Open Access Journal

ISSN : 2394-2320 (Online)

International Journal of Engineering Research in Computer Science and Engineering (IJERCSE)

Monthly Journal for Computer Science and Engineering

Open Access Journal

IInternational Journal of Engineering Research in Mechanical and Civil Engineering (IJERMCE)

Monthly Journal for Mechanical and Civil Engineering

ISSN : 2456-1290 (Online)

Characteristics Study of Inconel 718 Surface Generated By Extrusion Honing Process

Author : H P Raju 1 Shreeraj B N 2 Murali Krishna N L 3

Date of Publication :18th April 2017

Abstract: Extrusion honing (EH) process is employed to deburr, polish or radius surfaces and edges by flowing a silicone abrasive medium over the surface to be finished. Such finishing operations play a vital role in producing method of machine components. EH could be a time consuming process, even though EH is employed within the industries particularly in the case of finishing complicated internal and external shapes. In EH process, medium is the key elements that control the finishing process. Though, commercially available abrasive medium are very expensive and its affordability is an issue, especially for price sensitive industries. Inconel (718) material is widely used in aerospace industries, hence it has been chosen for the characteristics study through EH process. In the present study silicone and silicon carbide abrasive is chosen as the medium. Surface roughness parameters are used as a means of determining the performance of the EH process. The main experimental parameters are the abrasive concentration, number of passes and keeping constant hydraulic pressure. It is observed that the roughness parameters Ra, Rz, Rt and Rpk decreases after 15 passes and 25% of volume fraction of abrasive concentrations were used for the experimentation.

Reference :

    1. Y.C. chen and Y.S. liao, (2003) “Study on wear mechanisms in drilling of inconel 718 superalloy” journal of materials processing technology, Vol.140, pg no269–273.
    2. Anil jindal, (2012),“Analysis of tool wear rate in drilling operation using scanning electron Microscope (sem)” journal of minerals & materials characterization & engineering, Vol. 11, No.1, pg no 43-54.
    3. Oguzhan yilmaz, Tolga bozdana, M. Ali okka and I. Huseyin filiz, (2008) “An intelligent and automated system for edm hole drilling of super alloys” under The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK). research work 2011.
    4. Kamal K. Kar, N.L. Ravikumar, Piyushkumar B.Tailor,J. Ramkumara, D. Sathiyamoorthy (2009) “Performance evaluation and rheological characterization of newly developed butyl rubber based media for abrasive flow machining process” journal of materials processing technology, Vol. 209, pg no 2212–2221.
    5.  V.K. Jain, S.G. Adsul (2000) “Experimental investigations into abrasive flow machining (AFM)” International Journal of Machine Tools & Manufacture, Vol. 40, pg no 1003–1021.
    6. Amit M. Wani, Vinod Yadava, Atul Khatri (2007) “Simulation for the prediction of surface roughness in magnetic abrasive flow finishing (MAFF)” Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Vol. 190, pg no 282–290.

Recent Article