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Mist Generation During Metal Machining

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Jonathan Thornburg, David Leith

Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599

J. Tribol 122(3), 544-549 (Jan 18, 2000) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.555399 History: Received June 25, 1999; Revised January 18, 2000
Copyright © 2000 by ASME
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Figures

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Lathe and sampling equipment used during experiments
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Mist generation rate for different rotational speeds and cut depths
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Composition of mineral oil bulk fluid, mist, and vapor
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Mineral oil number concentration generated by evaporation/condensation (○) impaction (▴), and centrifugal force (□). Rotational speed was 21.2 rev/s, cut depth was 0.51 mm, and flow was 10 ml/s.
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Soluble oil number concentration generated by evaporation/condensation (○), impaction (▴), and centrifugal force (□). Rotational speed was 21.2 rev/s, cut depth was 0.51 mm, and flow was 10 ml/s.
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Soluble (□) and mineral oil (▴) mist generation rate, G, as a function of the dimensionless mist generation number, M

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