Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00170-004-2270-9
Title: Development of micropin fabrication process using tool based micromachining
Authors: Rahman, M.A.
Rahman, M. 
Kumar, A.S. 
Lim, H.S. 
Asad, A.B.M.A.
Keywords: CNC microturning
Fabrication
Micromachining
Micropin
NC codes
Issue Date: Feb-2006
Source: Rahman, M.A.,Rahman, M.,Kumar, A.S.,Lim, H.S.,Asad, A.B.M.A. (2006-02). Development of micropin fabrication process using tool based micromachining. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology 27 (9-10) : 939-944. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00170-004-2270-9
Abstract: A micropin fabrication process has been developed based on micromachining technology. One group of micromachining technology is microturning. It has the capability to produce three dimensional features on the micro scale. This paper deals with the CNC microturning process. Basically two types of microturning processes are used: straight microturning and taper microturning. Experiments were performed using a programmable multi-purpose miniature machine tool developed for tool based micromachining. NC codes were generated using Borland C++ Builder 6.0. Brass bars of 6 mm diameter have been machined to fabricate the micropin with carbide cutting tools. Work materials were clamped on the spindle which has the facility of three-axis movements. Unlike the conventional processes, the cutting tool has no movement. A step cutting process was applied to eliminate workplace deflection in the microturning process. Finally a micropin was fabricated with 2 mm length. The larger and smaller diameter of the pin are 475 μm and 276 μm, respectively.
Source Title: International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/59938
ISSN: 02683768
DOI: 10.1007/s00170-004-2270-9
Appears in Collections:Staff Publications

Show full item record
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.

SCOPUSTM   
Citations

25
checked on Dec 12, 2017

Page view(s)

46
checked on Dec 15, 2017

Google ScholarTM

Check

Altmetric


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.