# GATE Mechanical 2014 Set 1 | Question: 23

The main cutting force acting on a tool during the turning (orthogonal cutting) operation of a metal is $400$ $N$. The turning was performed using $2$ $mm$ depth of cut and $0.1$ $mm/rev$ feed rate. The specific cutting pressure (in $N$/$mm^2$) is

1. $1000$
2. $2000$
3. $3000$
4. $4000$

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