5-axis Flank Milling Free-form Surfaces Considering Constraints

Abstract

A new tool path generation method of flank milling considering constraints is proposed for ball-end cutters in this paper. It will not only reduce the machining error range but also meet the following two constraints: (a) The ball end of the milling tool is tangential to the constraint surface; (b) There is no overcut and theminimum error is zero, which is… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.cad.2011.02.005

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