Evaluation Of Rapid Tooling For Electric Discharge Machining Using Electroforming And Spray Metal Deposition Techniques
Blom, Ricky J., Yarlagadda, Prasad K., & Iyer, R. Mahalinga (2004) Evaluation Of Rapid Tooling For Electric Discharge Machining Using Electroforming And Spray Metal Deposition Techniques. In Yarlagadda, Prasad K. & Narayanan, G. (Eds.) 1st Global Congress on Manufacturing and Management, December 2004, Vellore, India.
Electroforming and spray-metal deposition offer an alternate option to traditional machining of electrodes. Electroforming is one method of producing electrodes for EDM. The fact that electroforming can be used to produce multiple electrodes simultaneously gives it the advantage of saving on costs when multiple electrodes are needed. Spray-metal deposition offers another alternative that is much cheaper and relatively faster to manufacture. In this paper the use of these non-traditional manufacturing methods are compared to the performance of traditional solid electrodes in terms of machining time, material removal rate, tool wear rates and surface roughness at several standard machining settings.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Additional Information:||Stereolithography, Electro Discharge Machining, Electro-forming, Rapid Prototype Manufacturing|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING (091000) > CAD/CAM Systems (091001)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2004 (please consult author)|
|Deposited On:||14 Feb 2007|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 13:13|
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