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Surface texture of the milled surface of aluminum-ceramic composite


The work concerns the assessment of the parameters of the geometric structure of the surface of an aluminum-ceramic composite after milling in various conditions. The MMC was machined with a monolithic milling cutter with polycrystalline diamond cutting blades. The Si topography parameters of the surface machined with the cylindrical part of the tool were assessed. The influence of variable technological parameters of the process was analyzed: cutting speed, feed per tooth, depth of cut and cutting width. Measurements of the surface geometrical structure parameters showed significant differences between the real and theoretical values obtained from the kinematic-geometrical model of tool projection in the material. Significant differences translate into the possibility of predicting functional (operational) parameters of the surface. An analysis was carried out, the effect of which is the description of the values of the surface topography parameters depending on milling parameters.

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Correspondence to Dariusz Korzeniewski.

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Dariusz Korzeniewski is a Ph.D. student at Poznan University of Technology (Poland). His research interests include the processing of aluminum-ceramic composites, modern materials used in the automotive, aviation and space industries, research on the coefficient of friction.

Natalia Znojkiewicz is a Ph.D. student at Poznan University of Technology (Poland). Her research interests include the processing of aluminum-ceramic composites, and modeling of surface roughness after milling an aluminum-ceramic composite.

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Korzeniewski, D., Znojkiewicz, N. Surface texture of the milled surface of aluminum-ceramic composite. J Mech Sci Technol 35, 2879–2884 (2021).

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  • Metal matrix composite
  • Milling
  • Surface roughness
  • Abbott-Firestone curve