Loose Abrasive Machining

  • Takashi SatoEmail author
  • Swee Hock Yeo
  • Hamid Zarepour
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Loose abrasive machining is one of the processes, which contributes to improving precision, such as surface roughness and form accuracy of manufactured components. To date, numerous process principles have been developed to materialize the loose abrasive machining process in different ways. These developments have been made in response to the changing needs of the commercial market and to the improvement of the quality of products. This chapter provides introductions of processes for ultrasmooth surface, complex geometry, and mass finishing as well as the latest discussions and findings about ultrasonic machining.


Material Removal Material Removal Rate Workpiece Surface Abrasive Particle Chemical Mechanical Polishing 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech)SingaporeSingapore
  2. 2.School of Mechanical and Aerospace EngineeringNanyang Technological University (NTU)SingaporeSingapore

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