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Effect of CNC axis movement on the surface roughness in milling
University West, Department of Engineering Science, Division of Mechanical Engineering and Natural Sciences.
2015 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year)), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

In this paper, the performance of a new measurement system CITE (CNC Integrity Tracing Equipment) is investigated. CITE measurement system is the name given to the data acquisition hardware and software developed by University West for recording the movements of CNC machine tools. It can be used for monitoring of the milling process and recording the milling errors. The aim of this study is investigate the capability of the CITE system in prediction of the surface roughness. In an example cutting test, the CITE measurement system was used for recording selected sections in straight milling process and curved milling process. After that, surface roughness, predicted by the CITE measurement system, was compared with the CMM (Coordinate measurement machine). The investigation shows that the CITE measurement system is comparable to the CMM for evaluation of roughness in curved sections. In straight sections, the evaluation of roughness by CMM machine is close to the simulation values that predicts surface roughness considering tool run-out.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2015. , 14 p.
Keyword [en]
Milling process, axis movement, surface roughness, tool run-out
National Category
Mechanical Engineering
URN: urn:nbn:se:hv:diva-7919Local ID: EXP800OAI: diva2:846734
Subject / course
Mechanical engineering
Educational program
Available from: 2015-08-20 Created: 2015-08-18 Last updated: 2015-08-24Bibliographically approved

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