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19-04-2024 | ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Hole quality and thermal defects in drilled CFRP by nanosecond pulsed laser

The aim of this work was to investigate the impact of nanosecond pulse laser drilling on the quality of carbon fiber reinforced polymer (CFRP). The effects of laser parameters, including laser power, scan speed, pulse width and laser frequency on …

Authors:
Xinyi Liu, Sen Yang, Youdong Gao, Man Xu, Yu Wan, Meng Wu, Lin Li, Chenzhuo Wang, Mian Zhong, Biyi Wang, Yong Jiang

18-04-2024 | Original Article

In situ measurements and simulation of residual stresses and deformations in additively manufactured thin plates

In this work, the residual stresses and deformations developed during and after laser powder bed fusion (L-PBF) manufacture of thin quasi-2D metallic plates were investigated. Such thin structures are particularly susceptible to effects of …

Authors:
Pouria Khanbolouki, Rodrigo Magana-Carranza, Chris Sutcliffe, Eann Patterson, John Lambros

18-04-2024 | ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Development of forming process for deep drawing of square cup with optimized blank holder pressure

In this paper, a new segmental blank holder technique was developed. The blank holder force (BHF) was applied on sheet metal independently and effectively by the binder which was divided into double rings. The principle of holding was derivatized …

Authors:
Hongsheng Zhang, Siji Qin

18-04-2024 | ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Narrow gap welding of 316L thick-section steel with cold metal transition pulsed arc swing

Narrow gap welding of 316L stainless steel thick plate was carried out using the cold metal transition pulsed wire-arc swing method. The effects of heat input, arc swing, and shielding mode on weld shaping and lack of fusion were investigated, and …

Authors:
Wei Meng, Kai Chen, Qinyue Pan, Kai Ye, Zhenhua Liu, Qunshuang Ma, Lei Hu, Wenbo Du, Xiaohui Yin

18-04-2024 | ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Multi-sectional SVD-based machine learning for imagery signal processing and tool wear prediction during CNC milling of Inconel 718

Inconel 718 possesses exceptional properties that negatively affect tool life and other key indicators of the cutting mechanism. Owing to the unprecedented failure states of carbide inserts under the synergistic impact of processing conditions and …

Authors:
Tiyamike Banda, Veronica Lestari Jauw, Chuan Li, Ali Akhavan Farid, Chin Seong Lim

18-04-2024 | ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Analysis of high strength characteristics of aluminized quenchable boron steel (22MnB5) using groove pattern on the hot stamping die surface

The increasing demand for lightweight vehicles, while ensuring collision safety, has led to the growing utilization of high-strength steel sheets. Accordingly, the hot stamping process, which involves heating the material and shaping it in a die …

Authors:
Jea Myoung Park, Je Youl Kong, Kye Jeong Park, Jin Ho Rhee, Seung Chae Yoon, Joo Sik Hyun

Open Access 17-04-2024 | ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Shape functions to scanner comparison

In the optical scanning, the processed data are in the form of point clouds that can be organised into the triangular meshes and can represent the surface with the given inaccuracy of the scanner. Meshes of special surfaces (such as sphere or ball …

Authors:
Nikola Pajerová, Michal Koptiš

Open Access 17-04-2024 | ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Fixation strength of conformal additively manufactured Ti6Al4V implants in large animal model

Additive manufacturing (AM) enables patient-specific lattice-based implants with porosity engineered to encourage bone ingrowth and to mimic bone’s mechanical stiffness. The strength of the bone-implant interface can be measured through a …

Authors:
David Downing, Bill Lozanovski, Tom Williamson, Arman Namvar, Endri Kastrati, Dave Hill, Darpan Shidid, Ulrich Buehner, Stewart Ryan, Ma Qian, Peter Choong, Martin Leary, Milan Brandt

17-04-2024 | ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Microstructural evolution and the nanomechanical response of fiber laser-welded dissimilar joints of AA7075–Ti–6Al–4 V alloys using Ag as an interlayer

Since laser beam welding’s inception, this process has established itself as a high-quality fusion joining technology, exhibiting tremendous growth in a broad range of industries. In this study, fiber laser beam welding with 3-kW power is used for …

Authors:
Asim Iltaf, Noureddine Barka, Shayan Dehghan

17-04-2024 | ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Application of ANOVA in interval type-2 fuzzy logic systems for modeling the process of ceramic coating preparation in the foundry industry

The preparation of ceramic coatings is a complex process, impacted by the variability and uncertainty inherent in its operational parameters. This coating, applied to sand cores in the iron casting production of monoblocs, serves primarily to …

Authors:
Gerardo Daniel Olvera-Romero, Rolando Praga-Alejo, Mario Rodríguez-Reyes, Héctor Mancha-Molinar, David González-González, Dagoberto Vázquez-Obregón, Jesús Salvador Luna-Álvarez, Homero de León-Delgado, José Flores-Cárdenas

Open Access 17-04-2024 | ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Dynamic mechanical properties of selective laser-melted AlSi10Mg lattice structures: experimental and numerical analysis with emphasis on Johnson-Cook model parameters

Additively manufactured lattice structures are extensively utilized because of their unique characteristics, including lightweight design, high energy absorption capabilities, and exceptional specific strength. This study focuses on accurately …

Authors:
Mustafa Caliskan, Hakan Hafizoglu, Nazim Babacan

17-04-2024 | Original Article

Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy for composition monitoring during directed energy deposition of graded Fe-Ni alloys

Approaches for in-situ monitoring elemental composition in the working zone during additive manufacturing (AM) with directed energy deposition are relatively underdeveloped and especially needed for processes with multiple powder delivery feeds …

Authors:
Brian Squires, David Flannery, Trace Bivens, Rajarshi Banerjee, Brandon McWilliams, Kyu Cho, Arup Neogi, Narendra B. Dahotre, Andrey A. Voevodin

17-04-2024 | ORIGINAL ARTICLE

An investigation into optimizing the friction stir welding factors (FSWF) for yellow brass

Friction stir welding (FSW) is a green, environmentally amicable, and solid-state joining technology. In this research, FSW is successfully executed for yellow/naval brass 405–20 that has ample applications in plumbers’ flanges, fittings …

Authors:
Syed Farhan Raza, Kashif Ishfaq, Sadaf Zahoor, Sarmad Ali Khan, Muhammad Taskeen Raza, Ahmed Murtaza Mehdi

17-04-2024 | ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Automatic evaluation of EDM electrode wear via integration of image segmentation and 3D registration (IS-3DR)

Electrode wear (EW) during the electrical discharge machining (EDM) process determines surface topography accuracy. In this paper, an automatic evaluation method is proposed by integrating image segmentation and three-dimensional (3D) registration …

Authors:
Fubin Ma, Tianfeng Zhou, Ying Cui, Md Nasir Uddin, Xiaoqiang Yao, Jiyong Zeng, Weijia Guo, Xibin Wang

16-04-2024 | ORIGINAL ARTICLE

An automatic robot polishing control method for compound surface comprising plane and curved surfaces

This paper presents a robotic polishing method for compound surfaces comprising plane and curved surfaces to increase quality and reduce costs, time, and effort compared to manual polishing. The proposed polishing approach is based on smooth …

Authors:
Hosham Wahballa, Jinjun Duan, Zhendong Dai

Open Access 16-04-2024 | ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Reduced-order modelling for real-time physics-based variation simulation enhanced with adaptive sampling and optimized interpolation

Manufacturing industries require a right-first-time paradigm to remain competitive. Variation simulation (VS) is a key tool to predict variation of the final shape of flexible assemblies, allowing to reduce defects and waste. VS models involving …

Authors:
Mario Brandon Russo, Pasquale Franciosa, Alessandro Greco, Salvatore Gerbino

Open Access 16-04-2024 | ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Investigation of tool wear and energy consumption in machining Ti6Al4V alloy with uncoated tools

This research studies the energy consumption and wear mechanism of carbide cutting tools in dry machining of Ti6Al4V alloy. In the first phase of experiments, full factorial design experiments were employed to study the tool wear rate (R) and …

Authors:
Muhammad Younas, Mushtaq Khan, Syed Husain Imran Jaffery, Zarak Khan, Nawar Khan

Open Access 16-04-2024 | ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Analysis of the friction performance of deep-drawing steel sheets using network models

This article presents the results of pilot studies on the lubrication of the blankholder zone in sheet metal forming using a pressurised lubricant. The authors invented a method and built a special tribometer for pressure-assisted lubrication.

Authors:
Sherwan Mohammed Najm, Tomasz Trzepieciński, Omar Maghawry Ibrahim, Krzysztof Szwajka, Marek Szewczyk

16-04-2024 | ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Granite cutting performance depending on the traverse speed in abrasive waterjet multi-cutting

The traverse speed influences the exposure time of the target to the cutting energy and the number of abrasive particles that impact the target. The number of abrasive particles that are confined within the effective jet diameter is identified as …

Authors:
Yohan Cha, Hang-Lo Lee, Jin-Seop Kim, Tae-Min Oh

16-04-2024 | ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Grooving of CFRP with water mist jet–assisted nanosecond pulsed laser: effect of process parameters on removal mechanisms and HAZ formation

Carbon fiber–reinforced plastic (CFRP) processed by laser acquires a large heat-affected zone (HAZ) accompanied by mechanical corrosion due to overmelting and vaporization of the resin matrix. To reduce the thermal effect of laser processing CFRP …

Authors:
Hui Jiao, Jia Zhou, Yuxing Huang, Liao Zhou, Ze Lin, Yuhong Long, Rujin Lv, Xiaoqing Yang