Numerical analysis and experiment on pressure of polished Z-tube with abrasive flow
Junye Li1 , Ningning Su2 , Wenqing Meng3 , Binyu Wang4 , Xinming Zhang5
1, 2, 3, 4, 5College of Mechanical and Electric Engineering, Changchun University of Science and Technology, Changchun, 130022, China
Journal of Measurements in Engineering, Vol. 6, Issue 2, 2018, p. 93-99.
Received 9 March 2018; received in revised form 5 April 2018; accepted 18 April 2018; published 30 June 2018
Aiming at the problem that the complex parts are difficult to process precisely, a flexible processing method, abrasive flow technology, is proposed. Based on the FLUENT software, a realizable - model was adopted and a Z-tube was used as the research object for numerical analysis. Parameters such as turbulence intensity, turbulent kinetic energy, and flow field pressure under different inlet pressures were simulated and discussed. The simulation results show that with the increase of inlet pressure, the turbulence intensity, turbulent kinetic energy and fluid pressure also increase, and the turbulent effect of the fluid is more obvious, which indicates that the processing effect of the abrasive flow will be better, and the final experiment will be performed. The experimental results are consistent with the simulation results, and the accuracy of the numerical simulation is proved. The abrasive grain flow processing technology is effectively verified.
- Abrasive flow machining
- Ultra-precision machining
- Micro-cutting removal
- Numerical simulation analysis
- Experimental exploration
Keywords: abrasive flow, Z-shaped tube, realizable k-ε model, numerical analysis.
The authors would like to thank the National Natural Science Foundation of China No. NSFC 51206011, Jilin province Science and Technology Development Program of Jilin Province No. 20160101270JC and No. 20170204064GX, project of Education Department of Jilin Province No. 2016386.
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