Study on the Rheological Properties of H-BN Nano Cutting Fluid in MQL Machining of Inconel 625

Pariniti Singh*, Chinmaya P. Padhy**
*Research Scholar, Dept of Mechanical Engineering, School of Technology, GITAM University, Hyderabad, Telangana, India.
** Associate Professor, Dept of Mechanical Engineering, School of Technology, GITAM University, Hyderabad, Telangana, India.
Periodicity:January - March'2019


A study has been conducted to find out the rheological properties of h-BN nano cutting fluid and then its effects have been analyzed on the machinability of Inconel 625. It is to be noted that addition of nanoparticles with improved rheological behavior helps to enhance the anti-wear and anti-frictional properties of cutting fluid. Hexagonal boron nitride (h-BN) nanoparticles are environmentally safe, chemically inert, and lubricious in nature and hence preparation of BN nano cutting fluid is a reliable option for machining with MQL technique in machining of difficult to cut material like Inconel-625. This paper includes preparation of BN-nano cutting fluid with analysis of its rheological properties and effect on machining of Inconel 625 with h-Bn nano fluid assisted MQL.


Hexagonal Boron Nitride (h-BN); Inconel 625; Minimum Quantity Lubrication (MQL); Nano cutting Fluid

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Singh, P., and Padhy, C. P. (2019). Study on the rheological properties of h-BN nano cutting fluid in MQL machining of Inconel 625. i-manager’s Journal on Material Science , 6(4), 59-66.


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