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IJAT Vol.7 No.6 pp. 654-662
doi: 10.20965/ijat.2013.p0654
(2013)

Paper:

Development of an Ultrasonically-Assisted Electrolytic Grinding System

Satoshi Kobayashi*, Keita Shimada**, Chikashi Murakoshi*,
Kazunori Koike*, Masayuki Takahashi*, Toru Tachibana*,
and Tsunemoto Kuriyagawa**

*Micron Machinery Co., Ltd., 578-2 Uwano, Zao, Yamagata 990-2303, Japan

**Tohoku University, 6-6-01 Aoba, Aramaki, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980-8579, Japan

Received:
April 1, 2013
Accepted:
August 18, 2013
Published:
November 5, 2013
Keywords:
internal grinding, ultrasonic grinding, electrolytic grinding, high aspect ratio process
Abstract

Conventional methods of grinding tend to be less efficient and less accurate for circumferential surfaces of smaller inner diameter. To make such grinding highly accurate and highly efficient, we have developed an Ultrasonically-Assisted Grinding Unit (UAG-Unit) by providing ultrasonic assistance to conventional internal grinding. In addition, we have also developed an Ultrasonic and Electrolytic Grinding System (UEGSystem), which incorporates the effects of both ultrasonic vibrations and electrolytic actions into the conventional grinding of parts with small internal diameters and high aspect ratios.

Cite this article as:
S. Kobayashi, K. Shimada, C. Murakoshi, <. Koike, M. Takahashi, T. Tachibana, and <. Kuriyagawa, “Development of an Ultrasonically-Assisted Electrolytic Grinding System,” Int. J. Automation Technol., Vol.7, No.6, pp. 654-662, 2013.
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