Development and Performance Evaluation of Magnetic Abrasive Finishing Setup for Thick Cylinders

Gursharan Singh*, Lakhvir Singh**
* Research Scholar, IK Gujral Punjab Technical University, Kapurthala, India
** Professor and Head, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Engineering College, Punjab, India.
Periodicity:November - January'2018


A magnetic abrasive finishing process is a method of non-traditional precision machining in which the finishing process is completed using magnetic force and magnetic abrasives. In this research, SUS 304 thick cylindrical tube was finished using a magnetic abrasive finishing process with the objective of development of new MAF setup for finishing of Thick Tubes, to study finishing performance of developed MAF setup for internal finishing of stainless steel tubes (SUS 304) using diamond based sintered magnetic abrasives. This paper describes the development of the high-speed multiple pole finishing equipment and the effects of tube rotational speed on abrasive motion during the finishing experiments.


Magnetic Abrasive Finishing, Flexible Magnetic Abrasive Brush, Scanning Electron Microscope, Magnetic Abrasive Particles, Percentage Improvement in Surface Finish

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Gandhi, G. S., and Singh, L. (2018). Development and Performance Evaluation of Magnetic Abrasive Finishing Setup for Thick Cylinders. i-manager’s Journal on Future Engineering and Technology, 13(2), 37-44.


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