IJAT Vol.10 No.5 pp. 759-766
doi: 10.20965/ijat.2016.p0759


Influence of Tool Run-Out on Machining Accuracy with Multi-Tooth Endmill

Daisuke Goto*, Yukio Maeda*,†, Hideaki Tanaka**, Kazuya Kato**, and Takanori Yazawa***

*Toyama Prefectural University
5180 Kurokawa, Imizu-shi, Toyama 939-0398, Japan

Corresponding author

**Shonan Institute of Technology, Kanagawa, Japan

***Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan

January 27, 2016
June 17, 2016
September 5, 2016
milling, micro-channel chip, micro-groove, tool run-out, micro-endmill
Micro-channel chips, which are used in micro total analysis systems, are attracting attention in the medical field. The photolithography technology used in semiconductor manufacturing is generally used to manufacture micro-channel chip dies. However, this technology requires many processes, such as mask fabrication and the application of photoresist to a substrate, as well as expensive clean room facilities. Therefore, this study examines an approach to form a fine groove by cutting with micro-endmills, and experimentally examined a method for reducing the influence of tool run-out on machining accuracy with multi-tooth endmills. As a result, the effects of tool run-out on micro-groove milling, such as a decrease in groove increment, are clarified.
Cite this article as:
D. Goto, Y. Maeda, H. Tanaka, K. Kato, and T. Yazawa, “Influence of Tool Run-Out on Machining Accuracy with Multi-Tooth Endmill,” Int. J. Automation Technol., Vol.10 No.5, pp. 759-766, 2016.
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