Experimental analysis of burr formation during Ti6Al4V drilling

Experimental analysis of burr formation during Ti6Al4V drilling

DEBARD Benoit, REY Pierre-André, CHERIF Mehdi, CHIRON Thierry, SOMMIER Alain, CHAVATTE Theo

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Abstract. To improve the assembly process of aeronautical structures by the mean of One-Way Assembly strategies (no deburring of metallic parts before the installation of final fasteners), it is mandatory to monitor the burr size of drilled holes. Indeed, burrs can have a significant effect on the fatigue life of structures. It was shown that cracks are initiated from exit burrs. This paper presents an experimental analysis of the burr geometry through cutting forces and thermal imaging measurements. The effect of the tool wear on burr geometry is also analyzed to identify phenomena occurring during burr formation.

Ti6Al4V, Drilling, Burr, Temperature, Wear

Published online 4/24/2024, 10 pages
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Citation: DEBARD Benoit, REY Pierre-André, CHERIF Mehdi, CHIRON Thierry, SOMMIER Alain, CHAVATTE Theo, Experimental analysis of burr formation during Ti6Al4V drilling, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 41, pp 2065-2074, 2024

DOI: https://doi.org/10.21741/9781644903131-228

The article was published as article 228 of the book Material Forming

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