Visibility from a slice file for rapid CNC machining

Matthew C. Frank, Richard A. Wysk, Sanjay B. Joshi

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Abstract

A methodology for using CNC machining as a rapid prototyping process is being developed. The method involves cutting complex parts using layer-based machining operations from a plurality of orientations about one axis of rotation. A critical step is to determine the number of and location of those orientations. This paper presents an approach to mapping the visibility of a model about an axis of rotation using a set of model slices taken orthogonal to the axis of rotation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationIIE Annual Conference and Exhibition 2004
Pages725-730
Number of pages6
StatePublished - 2004
EventIIE Annual Conference and Exhibition 2004 - Houston, TX, United States
Duration: May 15 2004May 19 2004

Other

OtherIIE Annual Conference and Exhibition 2004
CountryUnited States
CityHouston, TX
Period5/15/045/19/04

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)

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    Frank, M. C., Wysk, R. A., & Joshi, S. B. (2004). Visibility from a slice file for rapid CNC machining. In IIE Annual Conference and Exhibition 2004 (pp. 725-730)