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IJAT Vol.4 No.6 pp. 530-535
doi: 10.20965/ijat.2010.p0530
(2010)

Paper:

Development of a Forging-Type Rapid Prototyping System (Tool Path Generation Considering Deformation Process)

Naoki Asakawa* and Hidetake Tanaka**

*Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Institute of Science and Engineering, Kanazawa University, Kakuma-machi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa 920-1192, Japan

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

Received:
June 2, 2010
Accepted:
August 11, 2010
Published:
November 5, 2010
Keywords:
industrial robot, CAM, forming process, rapid prototyping
Abstract

This study deals with the development of a CAM system that considers the deforming process for a forgingtype rapid prototyping system. An industrial robot that has high degrees of freedom is employed to handle the hammering unit. A special CAM system suitable for the hammering work is developed using parametric curve interpolation. The tool path is generated considering continuity in order to avoid fracture or breakage. Using the system, metal hammering experiments are carried out. The system successfully shaped workpieces according to the generated path. The experimental results confirm the ability of the system to improve, owing to the parametric curve interpolation, forming properties.

Cite this article as:
N. Asakawa and H. Tanaka, “Development of a Forging-Type Rapid Prototyping System (Tool Path Generation Considering Deformation Process),” Int. J. Automation Technol., Vol.4, No.6, pp. 530-535, 2010.
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