Experimental Examination of Process Parameters During Fabrication and Machining of Powder Metallurgy Aluminum Component
B. R. Pattanaik1, P. P. Debata2, M. Behari3

1Bimal Ranjan Pattanaik*, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Radhakrishna Institute of Technology & Engineering, Bhubaneswar, India.
2Prajna Paramita Debata, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Centurion University of Technology & Management, Jatni, India.
3Mandakini Behari, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Centurion University of Technology & Management, Jatni, India.
Manuscript received on February 10, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on February 20, 2020. | Manuscript published on March 30, 2020. | PP: 1473-1476 | Volume-8 Issue-6, March 2020. | Retrieval Number: F7728038620/2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.F7728.038620

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Abstract: The present study aims at investigating the effect of process characteristics during fabrication and machining of powder metallurgy (PM) Aluminium cylindrical components. The application of the machining process as an alternate manufacturing process to fabricate the PM Aluminium components for industrial use with desired shape and size is explored. The PM Aluminium cylindrical components were fabricated by compacting the Aluminium metal powder within the compaction dies under various values of compaction load, sintering temperature and sintering time. These PM components were then machined under different standard cutting velocity and tangential cutting velocity, surface roughness data were analyzed. After the investigation it was concluded that, higher values of compaction load, sintering time and sintering temperature leads to higher values of relative density and relative hardness of the sintered Aluminum component. Again from machining results it can be stated that, higher values of fabricating parameters have a higher significance on performance parameters.
Keywords: Powder Metallurgy (PM), Sintering, Relative Density, Relative Hardness, Cutting Force, Surface Roughness.
Scope of the Article: Metallurgy.