Full Content is available to subscribers

Subscribe/Learn More  >

Experimental and Modeling Analysis of Micro-Milling of Hardened H13 Tool Steel

[+] Author Affiliations
Hongtao Ding, Ninggang Shen, Yung C. Shin

Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Paper No. MSEC2011-50244, pp. 373-386; 14 pages
  • ASME 2011 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference
  • ASME 2011 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Volume 2
  • Corvallis, Oregon, USA, June 13–17, 2011
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-4431-1
  • Copyright © 2011 by ASME


This study is focused on experimental evaluation and numerical modeling of micro-milling of hardened H13 tool steels. Multiple tool wear tests are performed in a micro side cutting condition with 100 μm diameter endmills. The machined surface integrity, part dimension control, size effect and tool wear progression in micromachining of hardened tool steels are experimentally investigated. A strain gradient plasticity model is developed for micromachining of hardened H13 tool steel. Novel 2D FE models are developed in software ABAQUS to simulate the continuous chip formation with varying chip thickness in complete micro-milling cycles under two configurations: micro slotting and micro side cutting. The steady-state cutting temperature is investigated by a heat transfer analysis of multi micro-milling cycles. The FE model with the material strain gradient plasticity is validated by comparing the model predictions of the specific cutting forces with the measured data. The FE model results are discussed in chip formation, stress, temperature, and velocity fields to great details. It is shown that the developed FE model is capable of modeling a continuous chip formation in a complete micro-milling cycle, including the size effect. It is also shown that built-up edge in micromachining can be predicted with the FE model.

Copyright © 2011 by ASME



Interactive Graphics


Country-Specific Mortality and Growth Failure in Infancy and Yound Children and Association With Material Stature

Use interactive graphics and maps to view and sort country-specific infant and early dhildhood mortality and growth failure data and their association with maternal

Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In