Effects of Cutting Conditions on Tool Wear

The animation shows a lathe turning tool cross section and the development of wear regions on the flank and rake surfaces of a lathe turning tool.

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Simulations with different cutting conditions can be used to investigate the importance of different cutting conditions on the location and extent of tool wear.

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