flank wear

flank wear

[′flaŋk ‚wer]
(engineering)
Loss of relief on the flank of a tool behind the cutting edge.
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With experimental research has proved that the function of the instrument tool flank wear VB = f (t) according to the site held back by the curves shown in fig.
Cemented carbide cutting inserts ordinarily fail due to flank wear.
After the flank wear pattern from the chisel edge to the lip of the drill wear was digitized, recorded and stored on a computer connected to the optical comparator (Fig.
An important parameter in this investigation is represented by the flank wear on the milling cutter.
Under high temperature, high pressure, high sliding velocity and mechanical or thermal shock in cutting area, cutting tool (Huang & Liang, 2003) has normally complex wear appearance, which consists of some basic wear types such as crater wear, flank wear, thermal crack, brittle crack, fatigue crack, insert breakage, plastic deformation and build-up edge.
The main tool life criterion for the outer insert is flank wear, which should not exceed a width of approximately 0.
In the GI portion of the study, 12 batches of plate castings were produced and evaluated by measuring drill flank wear as the means of determining machinability.
The company has also developed a cermet insert which is a multicomponent carbonitride based called NX530 Grade which is the toughest cermet with the best flank wear.