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Feasibility of double-layer microchannel fabrication at low speed micro end-mill and wire-cut EDM machines

Ahmed, Mirghani Ishag and Seder, Islam M.F. and Ahmed, Shugata (2014) Feasibility of double-layer microchannel fabrication at low speed micro end-mill and wire-cut EDM machines. In: International Conference on Materials, Mechatronics, Manufacturing & Mechanical Engineering, 24-25 Oct 2014, Kuching , Sarawak, Malaysia . (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This study compares micron-scale features of double layer-microchannel heat sink (DLMC) fabrication.Massive theoretical researches investigated DL-MC and its advantages over single-layer. However, micro-machining of DL-MC is still immature area. Here, Two advanced machining technologies, namely: Micro end-mill and wire-cut EDM are utilized to fabricate a DL-MC. Investigation on burr formation, surface roughness and shape configuration that influence heat transfer mechanism is done through a series of machining runs. Manipulating machine parameters such as: spindle speed, feed rate and tool dimension shown that low speed micro end-mill is capable of creating sufficient DL-MC quality. Also, scanning electron microscope (SEM) micrographs and roughness measurement reveal that wire-cutEDM is better in machining time and stability of surface roughness.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
Additional Information: 2426/40000 Published in AJBAS 2014vol815),pp.211-217 IREP no 39311
Uncontrolled Keywords: Double-layer microchannel. surface roughness , burrs formation , microfabrication
Subjects: T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery > TJ163.26 Energy conservation
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Mechanical Engineering
Depositing User: professor mirghani ishag ahmed
Date Deposited: 29 Dec 2014 08:32
Last Modified: 11 Jun 2018 12:40
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/40000

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