Green Machining of Ti-6Al-4V Under Minimum Quantity Lubrication (MQL) Condition

  • Liu ZhiqiangEmail author
Part of the Materials Forming, Machining and Tribology book series (MFMT)


Although many studies have been done on the MQL applications in different machining process, there are few of studies on the influences about selections of MQL parameters. Different parameters of MQL system have different influences on the milling force and milling temperature, which are closely connected to the lubrication and the coolant. The cutting force and temperature play significant roles in the improving/reducing cutting quality of workpiece and extend/shorten tool life, by changing different parameters of MQL system. This chapter presents an experiment of end-milling titanium alloy with MQL system, discussing the influences of different parameters. One object of the experiment is to investigate the influences of Ti-6Al-4V. The results of experiment will help to understand the influences of selecting different parameters on the end-milling process. Another object is to apply the selected optimal parameters in the former object to milling Ti-6Al-4V.


Rake Face Minimum Quantity Lubrication Spray Distance Uncut Chip Thickness Spray Angle 
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The work is supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 51305174).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Mechanical EngineeringJiangsu University of Science and TechnologyZhenjiangPeople’s Republic of China

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