machinability


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machinability

[mə‚shēn·ə′bil·əd·ē]
(metallurgy)
The ability of a metal to be machined.
The difficulty or ease with which a metal can be machined.
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Thus, the use of hard materials means more susceptibility to chipping, because the machinability of the materials with a high brittleness index performs more poorly than the machinability of the one with lower values.
The Role of Solidification Parameters and Morphology of Si on Machinability. It is now known that the conditions imposed during the liquid/solid transformation process, combined with the thermophysical properties of both the material and the mold, directly affect the mechanical properties of the cast products.
Three lots were produced using three different alternative inoculants (KIM et al., 2009) to pursue the improved machinability. Later, the mechanical and structural properties of manufactured parts were found.
The machinability of Inconel 718 is very hard and cutting tool wear is high.
For elastomers, current focus areas when comparing steam autoclave versus gamma irradiated components include machinability, functionality and drug product compatibility.
HPC flexible packaging structures feature impressive chemical resistance; high-performance oxygen and moisture barrier properties; superior machinability and roll conformity; and economical pricing.
The material boasts operating temperatures up to 200 C (300 C short exposures), long-term UV stability, high maximum permissible radiation flux densities and machinability. It can also be cleaned and resurfaced.
* Mild steel backing offers strength, machinability and impact resistance.
HPC flexible packaging structures feature impressive chemical resistance, high-performance oxygen and moisture barrier properties, superior machinability and roll conformity and economical pricing.
During production of films, focused attention on quality enables MACPAC to attain best machinability, desired barrier properties alongwith tensile and sealing strengths at the customer's end.
In addition, unlike other films, FA6 film has a rough side that differentiates it from other films, which may only offer a smooth side, making machining or processing difficult." Lumirror FA6 film also offers excellent thermal stability and machinability, Toray Plastics says.