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A framework for CNC turning system based on STEP-NC
Author(s): Xiusheng Chen; Chengrui Zhang; Hongbo Lan; Peng Zhai; Hongen Wu
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Paper Abstract

STEP-NC is an extension of STEP that defines a machine independent bi-directional data standard for Computerized Numerical Control (CNC) systems. A framework of CNC turning system based on STEP-NC for the development of a new CNC system was proposed. Eighteen functional modules were involved in the software-based framework of STEP-NC control system. A RTCORBA-based soft bus was utilized to communicate among the functional modules in this system. Implementing method for some key technologies of STEP-NC control system (named SNC system in this paper) were presented. As a result, this research shows a high potential to aid the development of new CNC turning system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 March 2006
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 6040, ICMIT 2005: Mechatronics, MEMS, and Smart Materials, 604003 (21 March 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.664130
Show Author Affiliations
Xiusheng Chen, Shandong Univ. (China)
Chengrui Zhang, Shandong Univ. (China)
Hongbo Lan, Shandong Univ. (China)
Peng Zhai, Shandong Univ. (China)
Hongen Wu, Shandong Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6040:
ICMIT 2005: Mechatronics, MEMS, and Smart Materials
Yunlong Wei; Kil To Chong; Takayuki Takahashi; Shengping Liu; Zushu Li; Zhongwei Jiang; Jin Young Choi, Editor(s)

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