The Effect of Cobalt, Vanadium Carbide and PKS Activated Carbon Addition on WC-Co Composite: A Study using Taguchi Method / Ahmad Aswad Mahaidin ...[et al.]

Mahaidin, Ahmad Aswad and Jaafar, Talib Ria and Budin, Salina and Selamat, Mohd Asri (2017) The Effect of Cobalt, Vanadium Carbide and PKS Activated Carbon Addition on WC-Co Composite: A Study using Taguchi Method / Ahmad Aswad Mahaidin ...[et al.]. Journal of Mechanical Engineering (JMechE), SI 4 (5). pp. 42-52. ISSN 18235514

Abstract

WC-Co, which is also known as cemented carbide, is widely used in metal cutting industry and wear related applications. Numerous studies have been made to improve the properties of the composite. Thus, this research paper is focusing on selection of WC-Co formulation using Taguchi method based on design factors such as percentage of cobalt, vanadium carbide and PKS activated carbon. The WC-Co composite is produced using powder metallurgy technique and sintered under nitrogen-based atmosphere. Based on the results obtained using Taguchi orthogonal array, it is found that WC-8Co-0.3C-0.4VC and WC-6Co-0.4VC are the optimized combination of levels for all the three control factor for hardness and flexural strength respectively.

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Mahaidin, Ahmad Aswad
UNSPECIFIED
Jaafar, Talib Ria
UNSPECIFIED
Budin, Salina
alinabudin@ppinang.uitm.edu.my
Selamat, Mohd Asri
UNSPECIFIED
Subjects: T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Mechanical Engineering (JMechE)
UiTM Journal Collections: UiTM Journal > Journal of Mechanical Engineering (JMechE)
ISSN: 18235514
Volume: SI 4
Number: 5
Page Range: pp. 42-52
Keywords: WC-Co; cemented carbide; powder metallurgy; vanadium carbide; PKS activated carbon
Date: 2017
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/39292
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