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Optimization of CNC Machining Parameter for Al6061 to Improve Surface Roughness and Material Removal Rate

Virendrasinh Vitthal Chavan, M. A. Sutar


In the present study effect of cutting parameter on material removal rate and surface roughness are measured and they are optimized. The experiment is performed on Al6061 work material. Design of experiment is done with Taguchi method. Input parameters taken for experiment are speed, feed and depth of cut for turning and surface roughness and material removal rate are output responses parameter. The analysis is carried out using S/N ratio to get optimum process parameter. Hardness is also calculated before and after machining of work material. The effect of process parameters on surface roughness and material removal rate is discussed in this paper.

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