characteristics well sought after for applications in demanding environments.
In general, due to titanium64’s high performance, it is a material which
requires careful and well considered machining approaches in order to optimize
the process. Nano-structured bainitic steel whilst having different application
bases does none the less have similar machining and machinability short comes
as that of titanium64. These similar characteristics have been compared and
contrasted in this research study using parameters including cutting force,
surface texture and metallography. The results tend to indicate that titanium64
has a poorer machinability characteristics compared to nano-structured bainitic
steel. However, in terms of achieving greater surface texture characteristics,
the nano-structured bainitic steel exhibited an enhanced capacity.
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