IJAT Vol.6 No.5 pp. 669-674
doi: 10.20965/ijat.2012.p0669


Real-Time Cutting Force/Torque Prediction During Turning

Kazuto Enomoto, Masaya Takei, and Yasuhiro Kakinuma

School of Integrated Design Engineering, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Keio University, 3-14-1 Hiyoshi, Kohoku-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 223-8522, Japan

April 18, 2012
May 25, 2012
September 5, 2012
cutting force/torque, monitoring, turning, shear angle, disturbance observer

The automation of machining processes requires highly accurate process monitoring. However, the use of additional sensors leads to a significant increase in the cost and reduces the stiffness and reliability of mechanical systems. Hence, we propose a system called the cutting force observer, which uses a sensor-less and real-time cutting force estimation methodology based on the disturbance observer theory. Monitoring methods using the cutting force observer may enhance the productivity during turning. One of the parameters that significantly affect the cutting process is the shear angle. The determination of the shear angle is very important as it can be used for identifying the machining conditions. In this study, an external sensor-less monitoring system of the shear angle during turning is developed, and its performance is evaluated.

Cite this article as:
K. Enomoto, M. Takei, and Y. Kakinuma, “Real-Time Cutting Force/Torque Prediction During Turning,” Int. J. Automation Technol., Vol.6, No.5, pp. 669-674, 2012.
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