Determination of Rock Abrasiveness using Cerchar Abrasiveness Test

세르샤 마모시험을 통한 암석의 마모도 측정에 관한 연구

  • 이수득 (서울대학교 공과대학 에너지시스템공학부) ;
  • 정호영 (서울대학교 공과대학 에너지시스템공학부) ;
  • 전석원 (서울대학교 공과대학 에너지시스템공학부)
  • Received : 2012.08.21
  • Accepted : 2012.08.24
  • Published : 2012.08.31


Abrasiveness of rock plays an important role on the wear of rock cutting tools. In this study, Cerchar abrasiveness tests were carried out to assess the abrasiveness of 19 different Korean rocks. Cerchar abrasiveness test is widely used to assess the abrasiveness of rock because of its simplicity and inexpensive cost. This study examines the relationship between Cerchar Abrasiveness Index (CAI) and mechanical properties (uniaxial compressive strength, Brazilian tensile strength, Young's modulus, Poisson's ratio, porosity, shore hardness of rock), and the effect of quartz content, equivalent quartz content, which was obtained from XRD analysis. As a result of test, CAI was more influenced by petrographical properties than by the bonding strength of the matrix material of rock. CAI prediction model which consisted of UCS and EQC was proposed. CAI decreased linearly with the hardness of the steel pin. Numerical analysis was performed using Autodyn-3D for simulating the Cerchar abrasiveness test. In the simulations, most of pin wear occurred during the initial scratching distance, and CAI increased with the increase of normal loading.


Grant : TBM 핵심 설계.부품기술 및 TBM 터널의 최적건설기술-1세부과제: TBM 커터헤드 최적 설계기술 및 고성능 디스크커터 개발

Supported by : 한국건설교통기술평가원


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