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Conditioning method development for 3M Trizact diamond tile fixed abrasives used in the finishing of brittle substrates
Author(s): Tim Fletcher; Feben T. Gobena; Vince Romero; Bruce Sventek; Walter Schoenhofen
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Paper Abstract

Results of a series of single sided lapping experiments designed to develop appropriate conditioning methods for 3M Trizact Diamond Tile fixed abrasives are reported. Trizact™ Diamond Tile is a structured fixed abrasive lapping technology developed by 3M. The Trizact™ Diamond Tile structured abrasive pad consists of an organic (polymeric binder)–inorganic (abrasive mineral, i.e., diamond) composite that is used with a water-based coolant. The effect of platen and conditioner speed on pad wear will be explored for a roller yoke single-side lapping machine. Pad break-in conditioning was studied in detail for a 6 micron Trizact™ Diamond Tile abrasive used to lap soda-lime glass.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 May 2005
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 10315, Optifab 2005: Technical Digest, 103151D (2 May 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.612873
Show Author Affiliations
Tim Fletcher, 3M Co. (United States)
Feben T. Gobena, 3M Co. (United States)
Vince Romero, 3M Co. (United States)
Bruce Sventek, 3M Co. (United States)
Walter Schoenhofen, 3M Co. (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10315:
Optifab 2005: Technical Digest
Robert E. Fischer; Masahide Katsuki; Matthias Pfaff; Kathleen A. Richardson, Editor(s)

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