The machining of titanium is difficult due to

  • AHigh thermal conductivity of titanium
  • BChemical reaction between tool and work
  • CLow tool-chip contact area
  • DNone of these
Correct Answer : (C)

Low tool-chip contact area

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High speed steel tools retain their hardness up to a temperature of


For machining a mild steel work piece using carbide tool, the maximum material will be removed at a temperature of

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