In this study the applicability of hard turning is analyzed in the case of disc-shaped parts (gear wheels). The relevance of such parts has been increasing in the automotive industry; therefore, the efficiency of large series or mass production has high priority. The novelty of this paper is the collection of factors that has to be considered in preparation for applicability decisions of hard turning in order to ensure efficient machining. This can be the basis of the IT support, i.e. an automation solution for technologists. The introduced process is elaborated on the basis of theoretical considerations and production shop-floor experience.

Author Biographies

Prof. Dr. habil Dr.h.c. Janos Kundrak, University of Miskolc, 3515 Miskolc, Hungary

Prof. Dr. habil Dr.h.c. Janos Kundrak, DSc, University of Miskolc, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Informatics Institute of Manufacturing Science, Hungary

Dr. Deszpoth István , University of Miskolc, 3515 Miskolc, Hungary

Master instructor, Department of Production Engineering, Institute of Manufacturing Science, University of Miskolc, Hungary

Viktor Molnár, University of Miskolc, 3515 Miskolc, Hungary

Associate professor, Institute of Manufacturing Sciences, Department of Production Engineering, University of Miskolc, Hungary


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