Experimental and simulation research on micro-milling temperature and cutting deformation of heat-resistance stainless steel

  • Zhenxin Peng
  • Jiao Li
  • Pei Yan
  • Shoufeng Gao
  • Chenhong Zhang
  • Xibin Wang


n view of the influence of cutting heat and cutting force on the machining precision of micro-machining, this paper carries out micro-milling temperature measurements and deformation measurement tests based on the theoretical model of temperature field distribution of workpiece and the simulation model of workpiece deformation, providing technical basis for the high-precision machining of precision micro-parts. A theoretical model for the description of the increase in the cutting temperature of the workpiece is established prior to using an inverse evaluation method for solving the heat source intensity iteratively. During the finite element analysis of the distribution of the temperature field and heat distortion, the process of the heat transfer is simplified as a process of applying a series surface heat source to workpiece. Besides, this paper carried on a series of micro-milling experiments, used a fast-response thermocouple which has a property of self-renewal for the measurement of the change of the workpiece temperature, the response time of the applied thermocouple is within the magnitude of microsecond, and then, a high-frequency amplifier and an electric potential acquisition equipment were used to gain the transient temperature in the cutting area; meanwhile, a dynamometer is applied to measure the three-directional forces, and finally, the workpiece deformation would be measured by the Keyence microscope. Through the comparison of the simulated temperature and deformation with the experimental results, the simulation model showed considerable reliability.


Micro-milling Machining precision Heat source method Workpiece deformation Prediction model 


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This work has been supported by the Natural Science Foundation of China (No.51575050 and No.51505034).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhenxin Peng
    • 1
  • Jiao Li
    • 2
  • Pei Yan
    • 2
  • Shoufeng Gao
    • 1
  • Chenhong Zhang
    • 1
  • Xibin Wang
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Mechanical EngineeringBeijing Institute of TechnologyBeijingChina
  2. 2.Key Laboratory of Fundamental Science for Advanced MachiningBeijing Institute of TechnologyBeijingChina

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