Simulation and Analysis of Rigid/Foil Electrolytic In-Process Dressing (ELID) Systems for Grinding

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Zhenqi Zhu, Xiaohua Wang, Siva Thangam

Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ 07030

J. Manuf. Sci. Eng 126(3), 565-570 (Sep 07, 2004) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1765152 History: Received April 10, 2003; Revised February 04, 2004; Online September 07, 2004
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Schematic view of fluid flow in a traditional electrolytic in-process dressing system with a solid block as electrode
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Mean velocity profiles for the dressing channel in ELID system with a solid electrode (Um=24 m/s). The nondimensional dressing gap has a range of 0 to 1 based on the range of r from R to R+h.
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Mean velocity profiles for the dressing channel in ELID system with a solid electrode (Um=58 m/s)
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Mean velocity profiles for the dressing channel in ELID system with a solid electrode (Um=118 m/s)
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Schematic of electrolyte flow in ELID system with a flexible foil electrode



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