Optimization of Cutting Force for End Milling with the Direction of Cutter Rotation

엔드밀가공에서 커터회전방향에 따른 절삭력의 최적화

  • Choi, Man Sung (School of Mechatronics Engineering, Korea University of Technology and Education)
  • 최만성 (한국기술교육대학교 메카트로닉스공학부)
  • Received : 2017.06.16
  • Accepted : 2017.06.23
  • Published : 2017.06.30

Abstract

This paper outlines the Taguchi optimization methodology, which is applied to optimize cutting parameters in end milling when machining STS304 with TiAlN coated SKH59 tool under up and down end milling conditions. The end milling parameters evaluated are depth of cut, spindle speed and feed rate. An orthogonal array, signal-to-noise (S/N) ratio and analysis of variance (ANOVA) are employed to analyze the effect of these end milling parameters. The Taguchi design is an efficient and effective experimental method in which a response variable can be optimized, given various control and noise factors, using fewer resources than a factorial design. An orthogonal array of $L_9(33)$ was used. The most important input parameter for cutting force, however, is the feed rate, and depending on the cutter rotation direction. Finally, confirmation tests verified that the Taguchi design was successful in optimizing end milling parameters for cutting force.

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 한국기술교육대학교

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