Experimental Analysis of Titanium Drilling

  • Albert J. Shih
  • Bruce L. Tai
  • Rui Li


Drill temperature is a critical factor in drilling of Ti alloys. As a result of the low thermal conductivity of the Ti alloys as the work-material, most of the heat generated in the tool–chip interface transfers to the tool and generates high drill temperature in drilling of Ti alloys. This chapter outlines experimental study of drilling of Ti alloys.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Albert J. Shih
    • 1
  • Bruce L. Tai
    • 2
  • Rui Li
    • 3
  1. 1.Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA
  2. 2.Mechanical EngineeringTexas A&M UniversityCollege StationUSA
  3. 3.China Aerospace Science and Technology CorporationBeijingChina

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