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|Title:||A review on the conventional and micro-electrodischarge machining of tungsten carbide|
|Source:||Jahan, M.P., Rahman, M., Wong, Y.S. (2011-12). A review on the conventional and micro-electrodischarge machining of tungsten carbide. International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture 51 (12) : 837-858. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmachtools.2011.08.016|
|Abstract:||The capability of machining intricate features with high dimensional accuracy in hard and difficult-to-cut material has made electrodischarge machining (EDM) process as an inevitable and one of the most popular non-conventional machining processes. In recent years, both EDM and micro-EDM processes are being used extensively in the field of mould making, production of dies, cavities and complex 3D structures using difficult-to-cut tungsten carbide and its composites. The objective of this paper is to provide a state of the art in the field of EDM and micro-EDM of tungsten carbide and its composites. The review begins with a brief introduction on the EDM and micro-EDM processes. The research and developments in electrodischarge machining of tungsten carbide are grouped broadly into conventional EDM of tungsten carbide, micro-EDM of tungsten carbide and current research trends in EDM and micro-EDM of tungsten carbide. The problems and challenges in the area of conventional and micro-EDM of tungsten carbide and the importance of compound and hybrid machining processes are discussed. A summary of the future research directions based on the review is presented at the final section. © 2011 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.|
|Source Title:||International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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