Influence of Bio-Oils as Cutting Fluids on Chip Formation and Tool Wear during Drilling Operation of Mild Steel
Jyothi P N1, Susmitha M2, Bharath Kumar M3
1Jyothi P N, Professor, K.S. School of Engineering and Management, Bangalore.
2Susmitha M, SB Designer, Tech Mahindra, Bangalore.
3Bharath Kumar M, Project Coordinator, Deluxe Entertainment Services India pvt. Ltd, Bangalore.
Manuscript received on 12 March 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 19 March 2019 | Manuscript published on 30 July 2019 | PP: 3328-3330 | Volume-8 Issue-2, July 2019 | Retrieval Number: B1642078219/19©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.B1642.078219
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Abstract: The importance of health and environment has forced Machining Industries to reduce the application of Petroleum-based cutting fluid. But to ease the machining process and to increase the tool life, cutting fluids must be used. Research has been done on vegetable oils as cutting fluids which is easy for disposal and does not affect the environment and the operator’s health  . This paper discusses the machinability and tool life during drilling of a mild steel work piece using Neem, Karanja, blends of 50%Neem-50%Karanja, 33.3%Neem-66.6%Karanja, 66.6%Neem-33.3%Karanja as cutting fluid. Results obtained using petroleum-based oil are compared with the results obtained by using above mentioned combination of oils and also with dry cutting conditions.
Index Terms: Drilling; Mild Steel; Vegetable Oils; SAE 20W40; Cutting fluid.
Scope of the Article: Bio – Science and Bio – Technology