International Journal of Abrasive Technology
- Editor in Chief
- Prof. Xun Chen
- ISSN online
- ISSN print
- 4 issues per year
- CiteScore 1.2 (2022)
Abrasive technology concerns manufacturing processes involving use of abrasives in a variety of forms. It has a long history originating from the discovery of minerals. With the increasing requirements for high-precision and high-surface-quality components in various applications, (e.g. silicon wafers in the semiconductor industry and optical lenses in the precision instrument industry), abrasive technology is becoming increasingly important in precision manufacturing. IJAT deals with abrasive technology, covering theoretical and applied research, new technologies and applications. IJAT is published with support of the International Committee for Abrasive Technology (ICAT).
Topics covered include
- Grinding, finishing, deburring, lapping, polishing, honing etc.
- Truing, dressing, ELID for grinding
- Abrasive jet machining/processing
- Abrasive flow machining
- Loose/suspended abrasive particle machining/polishing
- Hybrid super-finishing processes
- In-process measurement/monitoring
- Metrology for precision/ultra-precision machining
- Abrasives and tools, tribology
- Precision/ultra-precision and abrasive machining
- Micro-machining, super-finish/nano-surfacing
- Surface characterisation/evaluation
- Silicon wafer and brittle materials processing
- Ecological/environmentally-friendly coolants/cooling
- Teaching and learning innovations
The objectives of IJAT are to provide a prime forum and communication channel for the interchange of information among academic researchers and industrial practitioners on the science, technologies and applications associated with precision and abrasive processing engineering.
Academics, researchers, industrial practitioners and university students specialising in manufacturing processes, precision engineering, abrasive processes and related fields.
IJAT publishes original research papers, review papers, technical papers and notes, short communications, case studies, and book reviews. Special issues devoted to the development of important topics in abrasive technology will be published periodically to compile selected papers from submissions to significant international conferences and symposiums and invited papers from prominent researchers.
IJAT is indexed in:
- Scopus (Elsevier)
- Compendex [formerly Ei] (Elsevier)
- Academic OneFile (Gale)
- Asian Digital Library
- Chemical Abstracts (CAS)
- cnpLINKer (CNPIEC)
- OneFile Business (Gale)
- Google Scholar
- Info Trac (Gale)
- Inspec (Institution of Engineering and Technology)
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Honorary Editor in Chief
- Wang, Jun, The University of New South Wales, Australia
Editor in Chief
- Chen, Xun, Liverpool John Moores University, UK
- Azarhoushang, Bahman, Hochschule Furtwangen University, Germany
- Gan, Yong X., California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, USA
- Huang, Chuanzhen, Shandong University, China
- Ohashi, Kazuhito, Okayama University, Japan
- Xu, Xipeng, Huaqiao University, China
- Yuan, Zhishan, Guangdong University of Technology, China
Editorial Board Members
- Butler, David L., University of Strathclyde, UK
- Chao, Choung Lii, Tamkang University, Taiwan, Province of China
- Chen, Chao-Chang Arthur, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan, Province of China
- Chen, Ming, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
- Ding, Wenfeng, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China
- Gao, Hang, Dalian University of Technology, China
- Gao, Yongsheng, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong SAR, China
- Guo, Dongming, Dalian University of Technology, China
- Huang, Han, The University of Queensland, Australia
- Jiang, Zhengyi, University of Wollongong, Australia
- Kang, Renke, Dalian University of Technology, China
- Krajnik, Peter, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
- Mizutani, Masayoshi, Tohoku University, Japan
- Morita, Shinya, Tokyo Denki University, Japan
- Ohmori, Hitoshi, RIKEN, Japan
- Paul, Soumitra, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India
- Sánchez, José A., University of the Basque Country, Spain
- Shi, Zhongde, National Research Council of Canada (NRC), Canada
- Shimizu, Jun, Ibaraki University, Japan
- Slocum, Alexander, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
- Tawakoli, Taghi, Hochschule Furtwangen University, Germany
- Tong, Zhen, University of Huddersfield, UK
- Walker, David, University College London, UK
- Wang, Chengyong, Guangdong University of Technology, China
- Wu, Yongbo, Akita Prefectural University, Japan
- Yoshihara, Nobuhito, Iwate University, Japan
- Yuan, Julong, Zhejiang University of Technology, China
- Zhang, Bi, University of Connecticut, USA
- Zhang, Feihu, Harbin Institute of Technology, China
- Zhou, Libo, Ibaraki University, Japan
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