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Comparison of lightweight and solid milling cutter capabilities

Pavel Hanzl, Ivana Zetková, Miroslav Zetek
2020 MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY  
The paper deals with machining experiments using a lightweight milling cutter with a lattice structure. The results of machining are compared to the capabilities of a solid milling cutter.  ...  Milling is one of the oldest methods of metal machining. This technology has been developed over a long time.  ...  Further steps will be to integrate cooling channels into a new design and refine the finishing machining of the insert beds for experimental tests.  ... 
doi:10.21062/mft.2020.008 fatcat:cl25wq7pljbudede6vw3prclhy

Optimal Tool Path Generation for 2 1/2 D Milling of Dies and Molds [chapter]

Hui Li, Zuomin Dong, Geoffrey W. Vickers
1999 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
These include a new representation of various cutting layers, a method of tool path generation and planning for parallel and stock-offset milling.  ...  A simulation example is used to demonstrate advantages of the new approach.  ...  Du of Department of Industrial Engineering at the University of Windsor, the Manufacturing Research Corporation of Ontario, and Reko Tool \& Mold Inc. for their inputs on the die and mold machining problems  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35392-0_29 fatcat:bt35r2i2j5duhkiagt7vj3mtoq

Automatic Tool Path Generation for Parametric Surfaces

Tahseen Abbas, Sara Shawi
2019 Engineering and Technology Journal  
The tool path is verified on the C-TEK CNC milling machine by machining six models. Various tool path strategies are also discussed and compared with the developed algorithm.  ...  The aim of the development of tool path algorithm is to machine parametric surface with a given tolerance and scallop height.  ...  In the cutter path layout of the tool, surface topology and tool path parameters to be considered. Surface topology is defined as the pattern followed by the cutter to mill the surface.  ... 
doi:10.30684/etj.37.1a.4 fatcat:yuxfxw35m5ho3abqqcg6e3flea

The Extremely Efficient New Model in Milling of Complicated Surfaces in 5-Axis Machining for 3-Dimensional Contact

Yi Lou, Huran Liu, Bo Tan
2018 World Journal of Engineering and Technology  
In the resent paper "The Extreme Efficiency of the New Model in Milling of Complicated Surfaces" we discussed the extreme efficiency of the new model in milling of complicated surfaces in 5-axis machining  ...  Liu Huran is strongly encouraged if he can submit a similar work but this time with a new title that corresponds to the purpose [1].  ...  While in this paper, the cutter and the surface are contacted closely, so the machining efficiency is high. , H.R. and Tan, B. (2018) The Extremely Efficient New Model in Milling of Complicated Surfaces  ... 
doi:10.4236/wjet.2018.63038 fatcat:sjrcb65qzrcmhkko23k4rqdide

An Efficient Approach to the Five-Axis Flank Milling of Non-Ferrous Spiral Bevel Gears

Hao Xu, Yuansheng Zhou, Yuhui He, Jinyuan Tang
2021 Materials  
Five-axis flank milling has been applied in industry as a relatively new method to cut spiral bevel gears (SBGs) for its flexibility, especially for the applications of small batches and repairs.  ...  To improve the efficiency, especially for cutting non-ferrous metals, this work proposes an approach to simultaneously cut the tooth surface and tooth bottom by a filleted cutter with only one pass.  ...  A filleted end mill cutter is applied to implement the tool path planning.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ma14174848 pmid:34500937 fatcat:y67pkocqrnhk3im4sjrg3extzu

An Integrated Machining Approach for a Centrifugal Impeller

H.-T. Young, L.-C. Chuang
2003 The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology  
This work develops an integrated 5-axis machining module for a centrifugal impeller by combining related machining technologies.  ...  When a 3-axis CNC machining centre is used for producing an impeller, great difficulties, i.e. collisions between the cutting tool and the impeller, can occur.  ...  The derivation of the maximum CC path interval is based on a ball-mill cutter for 3-axis machining.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00170-002-1382-3 fatcat:fqct6an4pbbfhgqntmlf3b36ti

Tool path generation for machining free-form pockets using Voronoi diagrams

J. Jeong, K. Kim
1998 The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology  
In this papel, we propose a procedure using Voronoi diagram-based tool-path generation for machining pockets with free-form boundaries.  ...  Construction of the Voronoi diagram for the pocket boundary. 3. Generation of the tool path for machining the pocket using the Voronoi diagram.  ...  In contour-parallel milling, the offset contour segments are used as cutter path elements [3] [4] [5] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf01179076 fatcat:5oujejqtyrfd7cofrhoqaf5k3q

Geometric Contributions to 3-Axis Milling of Sculptured Surfaces [chapter]

Johannes Wallner, Georg Glaeser, Helmut Pottmann
1999 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
Test whether or not a given cutter is able to mill the given surface globally. 3. Select an optimal cutter I: from a given set of available cutting tools. 4.  ...  If we are given a surface X, we have to do the following: 1. Test whether or not a given cutter is able to mill the given surface locally. 2.  ...  If it is no longer possible to adjoin a cutter path to an already calculated sequence of cutter paths such that the width of the machining strip is satisfying, we start again with a new cutter path found  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35392-0_4 fatcat:jwd6oiu2rjgo3pmhetiiszo3da

A novel iso-scallop tool-path generation for efficient five-axis machining of free-form surfaces

Ahmet Can, Ali Ünüvar
2010 The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology  
This research paper presents a five step algorithm to generate tool paths for machining Free form / Irregular Contoured Surface(s) (FICS) by adopting STEP-NC (AP-238) format.  ...  In the fourth step Z-level 5 axis tool paths are generated by adopting flat and ball end mill cutters. Finally, in the fifth step, tool paths are integrated with STEP-NC format and validated.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The author gratefully acknowledge Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India for funding this research under SERC-Fast Track Scheme for Young Scientists (FAST), 2010  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00170-010-2698-z fatcat:r5ywsc527bcrpjuqtzvyvjawnu

From computer-aided to intelligent machining: Recent advances in computer numerical control machining research

Yingguang Li, Chen-Han Lee, James Gao
2015 Proceedings of the Institution of mechanical engineers. Part B, journal of engineering manufacture  
The authors' latest research in intelligent machining is presented through a new concept of multi-perspective dynamic feature (MpDF), for future discussion and communication with readers of this special  ...  The MpDF concept has been implemented and tested in real examples from the aerospace industry, and has the potential to make promising impact on the future research in the new paradigm of intelligent machining  ...  For multiple-axis machining, Lee and Chang [95] represented the effective cutting radius of a cutter by a function of the cutter size and the cutter orientation angles, and selected the optimal cutter  ... 
doi:10.1177/0954405414560622 fatcat:cn44it362bc5rn47esilgt5rvi

Optimal Tool Selection for Interference-free Sculptured Surface Machining [chapter]

Zhonglin Han, Daniel Yang
1999 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
This paper presents a systematic tool-path generation methodology which incorporates interference detection and optimal tool selection for machining free-form surfaces on 3-axis CNC machines using ball-end  ...  cutters.  ...  NEW TOOL-PATH GENERATION SCHEME Aimed to improve machining efficiency by using the optimal tools and path topology, a new tool-path generation scheme for 3-axis machining is proposed and shown in Figure  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35392-0_27 fatcat:mll3lii6qzcq3l36xemdjbr7pe

Automatic Tool Path Generation for Robot Integrated Surface Sculpturing System

Jiang ZHU, Ryo SUZUKI, Tomohisa TANAKA, Yoshio SAITO
2007 Proceedings of International Conference on Leading Edge Manufacturing in 21st century LEM21  
In this paper, a surface sculpturing system based on 8-axis robot is proposed, the CAD/CAM software and tool path generation algorithm for this sculpturing system are presented.  ...  Multi-DOF robot benefits from the faster fashion than traditional RP (Rapid Prototyping) methods and more flexibility than CNC machining.  ...  Conclusion In this paper, a new method to calculate the 3D tool path for machining the sculptured surface is presented.  ... 
doi:10.1299/jsmelem.2007.4.7c303 fatcat:gpvb2bu4prfbfh7oog4k3r552m

Investigation of High-Speed Milling and High Efficiency Milling of Ti6Al4V

Manohar Pala, Karumanchi Viswanatha Sarma, Shatabdi Biswal, V Amudhavel, D Venkata Govinda Rao
2021 International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Science  
Ti6Al4V a Titanium alloy, is one of the prominent materials used in spacecraft components and it is a difficult to machine material.  ...  In this paper and experimental investigation is carried out to compare High Efficiency Milling (HEM) and High-Speed Milling (HSM) of Ti6Al4V.  ...  Tech Asst-A, IFF-I for assisting in the operation of profilometer, Ajay Andhiwal, DH, Thick Film Division for providing facility to carry out observation in microscope and Subhash J, Sci/Eng-SC for assisting  ... 
doi:10.22161/ijaers.82.4 fatcat:p3mgprlcwbb7jbr2culgwwnrcy

AN OVERVIEW ON FIVE APPROACHES FOR TRANSLATING CAD DATA INTO MANUFACTURING INFORMATION

BAHRAM ASIABANPOUR, ALIREZA MOKHTAR, MOHAMMAD HAYASI, ALI KAMRANI, EMAD ABOUEL NASR
2009 Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Systems  
For each method, algorithms and details about the CAD data translation into usable manufacturing and prototyping processes formats are presented.  ...  These five methods are data translation from CAD files in STL, DXF, STEP-NC, and IGES formats as well as a platform-dependent area method of manufacturing information in a desirable format.  ...  This machine path pattern could be a robotic movement in XY plane for FDM or contour crafting machines, a laser pattern for material solidification in SLA and SLS machines, or a laser cutter pattern for  ... 
doi:10.1142/s0219686709001687 fatcat:hz5n3e7drnhrppqh6yzbiqm7jm

Investigation of High-Speed Milling and High Efficiency Milling of AA6061

Manohar Pala, Karumanchi Viswanatha Sarma, Shatabdi Biswal, V Amudhavel, D Venkata Govinda Rao
2020 International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Science  
In this work a study is carried out to compare High-Speed Milling (HSM) and High Efficiency Milling (HEM) of AA6061.  ...  Milling is one of the most prominent machining processes employed in the realization of spacecraft mechanical hardware which vary in size, shape, material and complexity.  ...  Tech Asst-A, IFF-I for assisting in the operation of profilometer, Ajay Andhiwal, DH, Thick Film Division for providing facility to carry out observation in microscope and Subhash J, Sci/Eng-SC for assisting  ... 
doi:10.22161/ijaers.712.44 fatcat:ydotk2tynnh5rgv2mcp73xew54
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