IJRME – Volume 2 Issue 4 Paper 2


Author’s Name :  Gaganpreet Singh |Dr Lakhvir Singh |Prof Palwider Singh

Volume 02 Issue 04  Year 2015  ISSN No:  2349-3860  Page no: 4-6



With the recent improvement in properties of materials like hardness, strength, and temperature resistance it became necessary to improve the existing machining methods/techniques. The modern metal working industries face several challenges such as providing excellent surface finish on difficult to-approach regions on a wide range of components, control cost, decrease lead time from design to production. Magnetic abrasive flow machining (MAFM) processes are relatively new finishing processes. In the present work, the machining capabilities of the abrasive flow machining and magnetic abrasive flow machining have been compared. It has been found that the percentage improvement in surface finish and MRR is better in magnetic abrasive flow machining as compared to abrasive flow machining.

Key Words:

Magnetic abrasive flow machining, MRR(material removal rate), PISF(percentage improvement in surace finish)


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