News Updates Friday 21st Jul 2017 :
  • Welcome to International Press Corporation, world's leading publishers, We have served more than 10000+ authors
  • Articles are invited in engineering, science, technology, management, industrial engg, biotechnology etc.
  • Paper submission last date of July/Aug 2017 extended to 25 July 2017, Submit online or at editor.ijcet@inpressco.com
  • Our journals are indexed in University of Regensburg Germany, Google Scholar, Cross Reference data bases
  • Applications for reviewers are invited and can be sent directly to concerned editor's mail

Optimization of the Process Parameters to Minimize the Surface Roughness in Drilling of CFRP Composites using Taguchi Method and RSM


Author : Lewlyn L. R. Rodrigues Murthy. B.R.N

Pages : 1007-1012
Download PDF
Abstract

 
Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer (CFRP) composites are finding wide application in all fields as they offer an excellent combination of strength, low weight and high modulus. The tensile strength of carbon fiber is equal to glass fiber while its modulus is about three to four times higher than glass fiber. Drilling is the most common machining operation performed on composites for the fabrication and the quality of hole has an important influence on its applications. In the present work, experiments were conducted to check the effect of drill point angle, spindle speed, feed rate and drill diameter on the surface roughness of the drilled hole. The Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer (CFRP) test specimen is prepared by hand-layup method. Design of Experiments (DOE) technique is used to design the drilling experiment procedure. The results have indicated that among the variables of study spindle speed has maximum influence on the surface finish of the drilled hole followed by the drill point angle. Feed rate has minimum influence on the quality of drilled hole. The research has also resulted in the listing of the optimum combination of process parameters using Response Surface Methodology (RSM) and Taguchi Method.

Keywords: CFRP composite drilling, Surface roughness, DOE, RSM, Taguchi method.

Article published in International Journal of Current  Engineering  and Technology, Vol.3,No.3(Aug- 2013)

 

 

 

Call for Papers
  1. IJCET- July/Aug-2017 Issue

    Submission Last Date
    25 July 2017
  2. IJTT-Sept-2017
  3. IJAIE-Sept-2017
  4. IJCSB-Sept-2017
Facts and figures
  • Inpressco Google Scholar
  • Inpressco Science Central
  • Inpressco Global impact factor
  • Inpressco aap

International Press corporation is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License
©2010-2017 INPRESSCO® All Rights Reserved