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IJAT Vol.2 No.6 pp. 462-467
doi: 10.20965/ijat.2008.p0462
(2008)

Paper:

Forming Type Rapid Prototyping Development – Error Compensation with Shape Measurement –

Hidetake Tanaka*, Naoki Asakawa**, and Masatoshi Hirao**

*Faculty of Engineering, Nagaoka University of Technology
1603-1 Kamitomioka, Nagaoka, Niigata 940-2188, Japan

**Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Kanazawa University
Kakuma-machi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa 920-1192, Japan

Received:
March 2, 2008
Accepted:
April 16, 2008
Published:
November 5, 2008
Keywords:
CAD/CAM, rapid prototyping, metal hammering, incremental forming, range finder
Abstract

This study deals with the automation of metal hammering using an industrial robot and trial development of rapid prototyping of sheet metal forming. Computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) takes into account feedback considering tool positioning by using a range finder to improve depth and shape error at workpiece corners. Experimental results confirmed that our proposal reduces shape error through tool positioning optimization.

Cite this article as:
Hidetake Tanaka, Naoki Asakawa, and Masatoshi Hirao, “Forming Type Rapid Prototyping Development – Error Compensation with Shape Measurement –,” Int. J. Automation Technol., Vol.2, No.6, pp. 462-467, 2008.
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