Three-Dimensional Tube Geometry Control for Rotary Draw Tube Bending, Part 2: Statistical Tube Tolerance Analysis and Adaptive Bend Correction

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Huazhou Lou, Kim A. Stelson

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455

J. Manuf. Sci. Eng 123(2), 266-271 (Mar 01, 2000) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1351812 History: Received August 01, 1999; Revised March 01, 2000
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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Tube fitting into a fixture
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Histogram of allowable bend angle errors
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Empirical model for allowable bend angle error
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Adaptive bend correction
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Shape of the experimental tube
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ABC improvement vs. δθm/δθb for a seven bend tube of Fig. 5



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