%0 Journal Article
	%A Sahil Sharma and  Mukesh Gupta and  Raj Kumar and  N. S Bindra
	%D 2017
	%J International Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
	%B World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology
	%I Open Science Index 127, 2017
	%T Experimental Analysis and Optimization of Process Parameters in Plasma Arc Cutting Machine of  EN-45A Material Using Taguchi and ANOVA Method
	%U https://publications.waset.org/pdf/10008110
	%V 127
	%X This paper presents an experimental investigation on the optimization and the effect of the cutting parameters on Material Removal Rate (MRR) in Plasma Arc Cutting (PAC) of EN-45A Material using Taguchi L 16 orthogonal array method. Four process variables viz. cutting speed, current, stand-off-distance and plasma gas pressure have been considered for this experimental work. Analysis of variance (ANOVA) has been performed to get the percentage contribution of each process parameter for the response variable i.e. MRR. Based on ANOVA, it has been observed that the cutting speed, current and the plasma gas pressure are the major influencing factors that affect the response variable. Confirmation test based on optimal setting shows the better agreement with the predicted values.
	%P 1394 - 1398