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Title: Design of a smart turning tool with application to in-process cutting force measurement in ultraprecision and micro cutting
Authors: Chen, X
Cheng, K
Wang, C
Keywords: Cutting force measurement;Micro cutting;Piezoelectric films;Smart turning tool
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: Elsevier Ltd
Citation: Manufacturing Letters, 2014, 2 (4), pp. 112 - 117
Abstract: In modern micromachining, there is a need to measure and monitor certain machining process parameters in process so as to detect tool wear in real time, to optimize the process parameters setup, and to render the machining process some level of smartness and intelligence. This paper presents the innovative design of a smart turning tool using two pieces of piezoelectric films to measure cutting and feed force in real time. The tool was tested on its performance through the calibration and cutting trials against the commercial dynamometer. The results show the smart turning tool has achieved the performance as designed.
ISSN: S2213846314000157
Appears in Collections:Electronic and Computer Engineering

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