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

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Open Access Journal

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

Monthly Journal for Mechanical and Civil Engineering

ISSN : 2456-1290 (Online)

Call For Paper : Vol 11, Issue 05, May 2024
Influence of Process Parameters on Surface Roughness in Abrasive Water Jet Cutting of Borosilicate Glass

Author : Dr. M. Chithirai Pon Selvan 1 Jerrin Varghese 2

Date of Publication :7th August 2016

Abstract: Abrasive waterjet cutting (AWJC) is superior to many other non-traditional machining processes capable of cutting wide range of difficult-to-cut materials. This paper presents the influence of process parameters on surface roughness which is an important cutting performance measure in abrasive waterjet cutting of borosilicate glass. Four different process parameters were undertaken for this study; water pressure, nozzle traverse speed, abrasive mass flow rate and standoff distance. Taguchi’s design of experiments was carried out in order to collect surface roughness values. Experiments were conducted in varying these parameters for cutting borosilicate glass using abrasive waterjet cutting process. The influence of these process parameters on surface roughness has been studied based on the experimental results.

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