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Minimizing chatter in deterministic microgrinding by process parameter selection
Author(s): Sha Tong
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Paper Abstract

Chatter is one of the most critical errors in grinding since it can both degrade the surface quality and reduce productivity. In this paper a model for regenerative chatter during the contour grinding of optical surfaces is developed. In this model, a nonlinear formula for projected contact area is used to derive the process cutting stiffness that predicts the occurrence of chatter. Experimental results show how chatter can be minimized by properly selecting the process parameters.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 May 2003
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 10314, Optifab 2003: Technical Digest, 103140B (19 May 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.2284000
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Sha Tong, Univ. of Rochester (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10314:
Optifab 2003: Technical Digest
Walter C. Czajkowski; Toshihide Dohi; Hans Lauth; Harvey M. Pollicove, Editor(s)

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