A Slicing Procedure for 5-Axis LaserAided DMD Process

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R. Sundaram, J. Choi

Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering & Engineering Mechanics, University of Missouri–Rolla, Rolla, Missouri 65409

J. Manuf. Sci. Eng 126(3), 632-636 (Sep 07, 2004) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1763180 History: Received March 01, 2003; Revised November 01, 2003; Online September 07, 2004
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An example part with overhanging features
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Model with overhang angle shown
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Adaptively sliced model for 5-axis layered manufacturing
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Steps in involved in 5-axis layered manufacturing (a) vertical build-up of V (b) rotation of V and build-up of O2 (c) rotation of V & O2 and build-up of O1 (d) model recreated
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5-Axis adaptive slicing algorithm
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5-axis adaptive slicing of a model (a) unbuildable Model (b) buildable in 5-axis layered manufacturing




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