Influence of Technological Parameters on Tool Durability during Machining of Juvenile Wood

Andrej Mazáň, Marek Vančo, Štefan Barcík

Abstract


This work examined differences encountered when machining juvenile wood vs. mature wood. Difference in the blunting of the cutting tool when processing types of juvenile and mature wood from pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) and poplar (Populus tremula L.) were studied. The experimental model process included milling at various feed (2.5 and 15 m∙min-1) and cutting speeds (pine 20 m∙s-1, poplar 30 and 60 m.s-1), at various angle geometries (rake angle, cutting edge, and clearance angle). The blunting of cutting edge was measured after milling at 100, 300, and 500 meters on milling machine with the lower spindle. The results showed that milling of juvenile wood gives a longer technical lifetime for cutting instruments than milling of mature wood.

Keywords


Juvenile wood; Mature wood; Milling; Blunting of cutting edge

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