On the Limit of Surface Integrity of Alumina by Ductile-Mode Grinding

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I. Zarudi, L. C. Zhang

Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering, The University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia

J. Eng. Mater. Technol 122(1), 129-134 (Apr 27, 1999) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.482776 History: Received October 04, 1997; Revised April 27, 1999
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Preparation of cross-section view samples for TEM investigations: (a) cutting into thin slices; (b) gluing two slices together
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Topography of surfaces after ductile-regime grinding: (a) and (b) the 1 μm-grained alumina; (c) and (d) the 25 μm-grained alumina; (a) and (c) 3-d image of the surface; (b) and (d) general view
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Effect of table speed on Rms roughness of alumina with different grain sizes
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Effect of table speed on surface area covered by pits
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Topography of pits: (a) the 1 μm-grained alumina, (b) the 25 μm-grained alumina
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Subsurface structure in the vicinity of a pit: (a) general view; (b) a detailed view of the pore edge with microcracks
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Subsurface structure of alumina after ultra-precision grinding: (a) the 1 μm-grained alumina, (b) the 25 μm-grained alumina
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Ductile-mode grinding of alumina containing pores
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Model for interaction between an abrasive grain and material containing pores: (a) and (b) closed pores, (c) an open pore; (a) the 1 μm-grained alumina, (b) the 25 μm-grained alumina



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