Theoretical and Experimental Investigations for Profile Electrolytic Machining with Rotating Electrode

  • J. Kozak
  • H. M. Osman
  • L. Dabrowski


In this paper, Mathematical investigations are discussed for electrolyte temperature, gas concentration and pressure distribution along inter-electrode gap width.

The results of the experimental investigations will be presented as well as selected examples of practical applications of Electrochemical Machining with Rotating Electrode (ECM-RE) optimization such as machining of profile thin-walled elements and of form cutting tools. High surface quality as obtained in the machining process (Ra-0.16 ÷ 0.64 μm, accuracy +0.01 ÷ 0.02 mm) whereas the productivity turned out to be better as high as compared profile grinding.


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© Department of Mechanical Engineering University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Kozak
    • 1
  • H. M. Osman
    • 1
  • L. Dabrowski
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Mechanical TechnologyTechnical University of WarsawPoland

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