surface topography, cutting force, hard turning


Surface quality and energy consumption are two widely studied topics of hard machining. Due to the increasing need of companies for new, more efficient materials, tools and procedures, their manufacturers or suppliers have to deliver innovative solutions from time to time. In this study the latest development of a hard turning insert manufacturer is used in comprehensive machining experiments to show how the new tool (a wiper insert) behaves compared to its standard counterpart. Based on surface roughness and machining force measurement and analysis, this efficiency is proved by quantitative results: the wiper geometry ensures significantly better surface quality, while the energy consumption of the used machine tool is considerably lower.

Author Biographies

Molnár Viktor, University of Miskolc, Hungary

Associate professor, Institute of Manufacturing Sciences, University of Miskolc, 3515 Miskolc, Hungary

Szabo Gergely, University of Miskolc, Hungary

PhD student, Institute of Manufacturing Sciences, University of Miskolc, Miskolc - Egyetemváros, Hungary


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Mechanical processing of materials, the theory of cutting materials, mathematical and computer simulation of machining p