IJAT Vol.9 No.6 pp. 714-719
doi: 10.20965/ijat.2015.p0714


Development of Technology for Creating Composite Materials of Machine Tool

Ikuo Tanabe

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

May 15, 2015
September 24, 2015
November 5, 2015
new materials, hybrid properties, multi functions

A technology for creating new composite materials with hybrid properties desired by many designers was developed and evaluated. Young’s modulus, density, coefficient of linear expansion, specific heat and thermal conductivity were calculated through a newly developed software. This software has two functions which are (1) the selection of adequate materials and the calculation of their ratios to achieve specific desired properties in a new composite material (2) the calculation of resultant properties given that the component materials and their rations in a composite material are known. The new composite material for the tool post of a machine tool was manufactured and evaluated. It is concluded from the results that the technology was very effective and useful for development of a new composite material with several hybrid properties.

Cite this article as:
I. Tanabe, “Development of Technology for Creating Composite Materials of Machine Tool,” Int. J. Automation Technol., Vol.9, No.6, pp. 714-719, 2015.
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