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International Journal of Frontiers in Engineering Technology, 2022, 4(9); doi: 10.25236/IJFET.2022.040903.

Abaqus-Based Optimization Study of Cutting TC4 Tool Parameters for Micro-Weaving Tools


Yifan Yuan1, Hao Xu2, Yiqing Huang1, Shitong Li1, Yuan Wang1

Corresponding Author:
Yuan Wang

1College of Machinery and Transportation, Southwest Forestry University, Kunming, Yunnan, China, 650224

2Department of School of Mechanical and Automotive Engineering, Xiamen University of Technology, Xiamen, China, 361024


To reduce the machining difficulty of TC4, reduce the main cutting force in the cutting process, reduce the temperature in the cutting area and extend the cutting tool life. Three micro-weaving configurations of rectangular flutes, semi-circular flutes, and triangular flutes were designed on the rake face of the tool, and the rake angle, relief angle, and cutting edge radius of the semi-circular flutes were set at three levels, and the finite element method was used to find the micro-weaving configuration of the tool with the minimum main cutting force and the optimal combination of tool geometry parameters. The results show that under the same cutting conditions, the semicircular fluted micro-weaving tool has the lowest main cutting force among the three micro-weaving profiles; the semicircular fluted micro-weaving tool has 0 °rake angles, 15 °relief angles, and 0.03 mm cutting edge radius, which has the lowest main cutting force.


micro-weaving tool; main cutting force; TC4; finite element

Cite This Paper

Yifan Yuan, Hao Xu, Yiqing Huang, Shitong Li, Yuan Wang. Abaqus-Based Optimization Study of Cutting TC4 Tool Parameters for Micro-Weaving Tools. International Journal of Frontiers in Engineering Technology (2022), Vol. 4, Issue 9: 15-19. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJFET.2022.040903.


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