MSCE  Vol.2 No.7 , July 2014
Comparative Assessment on Machinability of Nano-Structured Bainitic Steel and Titanium64

Titanium64 has 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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Polishetty, A. , Sonavane, C. , Patil, P. and Littlefair, G. (2014) Comparative Assessment on Machinability of Nano-Structured Bainitic Steel and Titanium64. Journal of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering, 2, 34-39. doi: 10.4236/msce.2014.27004.
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