Process Optimization for Solid Ceramic End Mills
What are the possibilities and limits of solid ceramic end mills in turbomachinery?
Challenge and Motivation
- Demand for machining of nickel-based alloy due to undesirable material properties
- Increased material removal rates by use of innovative solid ceramic end mills
- Experimental investigation of limits and possibilities for ceramic end mills
- Investigation of surface integrity after the use of ceramic end mills
- Economical benchmark of solid ceramic and solid carbide end mills