Development of Ultrafine Piercing By SiC Fiber Punch

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Toshihiko Mori

Department of Complex Systems Science, Graduate School of Information Science, Nagoya University, Nagoya, 464-8603, Japan

J. Manuf. Sci. Eng 126(4), 659-665 (Feb 04, 2005) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1812776 History: Online February 04, 2005
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Micrograph of a single SiC fiber
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Comparison of strength and rigidity of SiC fiber and typical metals
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Correlation between strength and fiber length
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Probability of failure for a 50 μm length SiC fiber
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Solubility of aluminum in electrolysis
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Scanning electron micrograph of the completed fiber punch
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Schematic of the micro press
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Movement and forces acting load cell in micro press
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Fiber punch compression vs applied load
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Punch compression in excess loading
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Pierced holes for three kinds of metals
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Punch load vs punch stroke (aluminum)
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Punch load vs punch stroke (Be–Cu)
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Punch load vs punch stroke (stainless steel)
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Fiber punch made by buffing and electrolysis method: (a) Fixture design for securing the fiber punch; (b) process of attaining a secured SiC punch with a specific length.
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End surface of the fiber and aluminum assembly after buffing



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