Experimental Investigation on Machining Parameters of Hastelloy C276 Under Different Cryogenic Environment

  • S. Vignesh
  • U. Mohammed IqbalEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes on Multidisciplinary Industrial Engineering book series (LNMUINEN)


Materials with high strength and light in weight are in demand in high-precision manufacturing. Machining these materials becomes tedious in extreme cutting conditions where cutting fluids sometimes fail. Hence an alternate method of cooling is needed to replace the conventional coolant. This paper presents the effects of cryogenic coolants in turning of Hastelloy C276. This alloy finds its major applications in sophisticated applications like nuclear reactors, pressure vessels and heat exchangers. The present approach was carried out to develop a comparative study between two cryogenic coolants (liquid nitrogen and carbon dioxide). Experiments were performed using Taguchi L9 orthogonal technique, and the parameters considered were speed, feed rate and depth of cut. Better output in terms of surface finish was observed in liquid nitrogen when compared to carbon dioxide.


Hastelloy C276 Cryogenic coolants Surface roughness 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and TechnologySRM Institute of Science and TechnologyChennaiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and TechnologySRM Institute of Science and TechnologyChennaiIndia

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