Tool-Wear Measurement Using Parametric Optimization and Image Processing of Drilling in Al6063–Al2O3 MMC

  • Cherukupalli SudhakarEmail author
  • Praveen Kumar
  • M. Jayaashwini
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)


The present work undergoes drill tool wear in drilling of aluminum metal matrix composite materials Al6063/Al2O3 with different drill bits like tin-coated HSS, and TiAlN-coated HSS. HSS tool image is captured before and after drilling by using high-resolution camera when it is fixed in a fabricated setup. Camera solution drill bit image is processed using MATLAB image processing technique and the drill tool wear before machining process and after machining process is obtained drilling processed using MATLAB image processing technique and the drill tool wear before drilling process and after drilling process is obtained drilling experiments are conducted according to Taguchi OA9 design for different parameter combination and tool wear is measured and parameter levels are identified for minimum tool wear by analyzed using Taguchi technique.


Al6063 SiC Al2O3 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cherukupalli Sudhakar
    • 1
    Email author
  • Praveen Kumar
    • 1
  • M. Jayaashwini
    • 1
  1. 1.Siddhartha Institute of Engineering and TechnologyHyderabadIndia

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