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One approach to rapid tooling uses machined metal laminates stacked to form dies

@inproceedings{Wysk2005OneAT,
  title={One approach to rapid tooling uses machined metal laminates stacked to form dies},
  author={Andre Wysk and Sanjay B. Joshi},
  year={2005}
}
This paper presents a description of how CNC milling can be used to rapidly machine a variety of parts with minimal human intervention for process planning. The methodology presented uses a layer-based approach (like traditional rapid prototyping) for the rapid, semi-automatic machining of common manufactured part geometries in a variety of materials. Parts are machined using a plurality of 21⁄2-D toolpaths from orientations about a rotary axis. Process parameters such as the number of… 

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