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Optimization of geometry of cutting tools produced by foundry technology and powder metallurgy to increase durability

Supervisor: prof. Ing. Alexander Čaus, DrSc.


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Project description:Geometry of cutting edge has significant effect on wear resistance as well on durability of cutting tools. It is possible to produce near-net-shape cutting tools by both the foundry technology and the powder metallurgy and in the case of high speed steel (HSS) with significantly higher wear resistance compared to similar tools produced by conventional metallurgy using machining of wrought profiles. Optimization of cutting tool geometry will be carried out by numerical simulation of machining conditions and load for the tool in cutting process. Application of additive technologies, namely 3D printing of casting patterns from castable resin for investment casting into ceramic shell moulds, and cemented carbides (CC) from metal powder, provides flexible production of cutting tools with optimal shape without using very expensive and shape-complicated injection moulds for production of castable/burnout casting patterns as well as for forming dies for powder material compaction.
Kind of project:VEGA ()
Department:Institute of Production Technologies (MTF)
Project identification:1/0747/19
Project status:In process of execution
Project start date :01. 01. 2019
Project close date:31. 12. 2022
Number of workers in the project:9
Number of official workers in the project:9

Official project workers

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OfficerOfficial roles
Ing. Matej Bračík, PhD.spoluriešiteľ
Ing. Ivan Buranský, PhD.spoluriešiteľ
Ing. Marcel Kuruc, PhD.spoluriešiteľ
Ing. Martin Necpal, PhD.spoluriešiteľ
prof. Ing. Alexander Čaus, DrSc.zodpovedný riešiteľ
Ing. Michaela Kritikos, PhD.spoluriešiteľ
doc. Ing. Ladislav Morovič, PhD.spoluriešiteľ
doc. Ing. Peter Pokorný, PhD.spoluriešiteľ
Ing. Róbert Sobota, PhD.spoluriešiteľ