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Geometric Simulation of Ball-End Milling Operations

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B. M. Imani, M. A. Elbestawi

Intelligent Machines and Manufacturing Research Center (IMMRC), Department of Mechanical Engineering, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4L7

J. Manuf. Sci. Eng 123(2), 177-184 (Feb 01, 2000) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1347034 History: Received October 01, 1997; Revised February 01, 2000
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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Figures

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3-axis cutter swept volume and its boundary faces
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Global and local coordinate systems
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Improving fitting approximation in interpolating a semi-circle
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Semi-finished updated part
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Scallop height variation for 3-axis tool path
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Instantaneous in-cut segment extraction for ball-end milling
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Variation of chip thickness for 3-axis milling
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Chip thickness-comparison of simplified and accurate representation at different angular positions
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Surface swept by the cutting edge
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B-rep model of feed marks and cross-feed scallops
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Surface roughness profile
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Variation of peak-to-valley Rmax with feed and tool diameter
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B-rep model of surface texture on a free-form surface
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Feed-mark profile extracted from the B-rep model

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