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Abrasive Jet Machining: Drilling of Porcelain Tiles and Soda Lime Glass

  • Tina Ghara
  • G. Desta
  • Santanu Das
  • Barun Haldar
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes on Multidisciplinary Industrial Engineering book series (LNMUINEN)

Abstract

The micro-abrasive particles bomberding is becoming one of the most effective material removal techniques in many engineering applications like brittle material machining, surface preparation of metals for welding, cladding, and thermally sprayed coatings, performance testing of turbine and propeller blades against erosion, surface hardening of machine elements by shot-peening, micro-machining, micro-channels polishing, etching, etc. Various types of operations using abrasive jet are gaining interest day-by-day in research and manufacturing fields. In the present investigation, an indigenous abrasive jet system has been designed and developed. The abrasive jet drilling operations are performed on the soda lime glass workpieces and porcelain tiles by using the developed abrasive jet system to investigate the performance. The variation in the drilled hole diameters with changing of pressure and stand off distance is investigated. The effects of input parameters on taper angle and out of roundness of the holes are also explored.

Keywords

Abrasive jet drilling Difficult to machine materials Brittle material Machining 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tina Ghara
    • 1
  • G. Desta
    • 2
  • Santanu Das
    • 1
  • Barun Haldar
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringKalyani Government Engineering CollegeKalyaniIndia
  2. 2.School of Mechanical EngineeringJIT, Jimma UniversityJimmaEthiopia
  3. 3.Department of Mechanical EngineeringGlobal Institute of Management & TechnologyKrishnagarIndia

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