Comparison of different advanced nano-finishing techniques used for freeform surfaces.
|Base medium and abrasive||Polymer as a viscoelastic base medium mixed with fine abrasives||non-magnetic abrasive particles and ferromagnetic particles and additives||Water based or Oil based medium mixed with cerium oxide abrasives||Mineral oil and grease as viscoplastic medium with CIPs and different types of abrasives depending upon requirement||Same as in MRAFF||Same as in MRAFF|
|Workpiece fixture||Cylindrical||Flat, holding devices depending on workpiece||Workpiece is fixed by an device and pendulum motion is given to workpiece||Cylindrical||Cylindrical||Negative replica of workpiece|
|Working principle||To and fro flow of abrasive laden viscoelastic medium through the restricted passage||Relative motion of medium (FMAB) with workpiece||To and pro magnetically stiffened MR polishing fluid in the vicinity of workpiece surface||To and fro extrusion of magnetically stiffened MR polishing fluid over workpiece surface||Rotation as well as to and fro extrusion of magnetically stiffened MR polishing fluid over workpiece surface||Rotation as well as to and fro extrusion of magnetically stiffened MR polishing fluid over workpiece surface through uniform channel|
|Mechanism of material removal||Indentation & shearing of material in the form of microchips||Indentation and removal of material due to rotation of brush||Shearing and material removal in the form of microchips||Shearing and material removal in the form of microchips||Shearing and material removal in the form of microchips||Shearing and material removal in the form of microchips|
|Minimum surface roughness||46.6 nm Sarakar and Jain [Sarkar and Jain]||36.5 nm [Basera and Jain]||28 nm [Sidpara and Jain]||36 nm [Kumar and Jain]||26 nm [Nagdeve et al.]|
|Applications||Small holes in micro-range, internal, and external 3D complex shaped surfaces||Flat, cylindrical, helical geometry, internal and external surfaces of cylindrical geometry||Flat, spherical, concave, convex and aspherical external surfaces. Brittle component etc.||Non-magnetic internal closed surfaces and external surfaces irrespective of material type||Internal and external surface of any complex geometrical shapes of non-magnetic material irrespective of hardness||Internal and external surface of any complex geometrical shapes of non-magnetic material irrespective of hardness|
|Challenges||To control the medium properties during experiments||Finishing of complex features in minimum time||Reducing finishing time||3-D CFD simulation of MR polishing fluid||Use of Magnetic replica of freeform surface to generate the uniform magnetic fixture||Use of Magnetic replica of freeform surface to generate the uniform magnetic fixture|
|Finishing of complex features||Reducing finishing time||3-D CFD simulation of MR polishing fluid||3-D CFD simulation of MR polishing fluid|
|To archive uniform surface finish||Reducing finishing time||Reducing finishing time|
|To archive uniform surface finish||To achieve uniform surface finish|
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