Study on Performance Improvement in Magnetic Abrasive Polishing Assisted by Silicone Gel Medium

실리콘 겔에 의한 자기연마가공의 성능 향상에 관한 연구

  • Kim, Sang-Oh (Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Pukyoung Nat'l Univ.) ;
  • Kwak, Jae-Seob (Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Pukyoung Nat'l Univ.)
  • 김상오 (부경대학교 기계공학과) ;
  • 곽재섭 (부경대학교 기계공학과)
  • Received : 2010.05.13
  • Accepted : 2010.08.13
  • Published : 2010.10.01


In general, magnetic abrasive polishing can be used to effectively produce a mirror-like surface; however, industrial applications of this process involve some unsolved problems. For example, the polishing efficiency is low, and the used abrasives have to be treated. In this study, which is aimed at solving these problems, a novel medium of silicone gel, consisting of ferromagnetic particles and abrasives, is developed, and the effect of this medium is assessed on the basis of Taguchi's experimental method. The workpiece is a tungsten carbide steel and the surface roughness after magnetic abrasive polishing using the silicone gel is evaluated.


Magnetic Abrasive Polishing;Medium of Silicone Gel;Surface Roughness;Taguchi's Method


Supported by : 한국연구재단


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