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Functional check test for high-speed milling centres of up to five axes

Abstract

This paper offers a system for checking three or five axes high-speed machining centres by milling a sample sphere pattern. Using the right choice of toolpath, it is possible to check and compare the performance which the centre is capable of following. The main features under study here are ease of use and the great amount of information that can be drawn regarding high-speed machine performances, including the geometrical precision of the machine and tool setup for the chosen machining conditions.

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Talón, J.L.H., Boria, D.R., Muro, L.B. et al. Functional check test for high-speed milling centres of up to five axes. Int J Adv Manuf Technol 55, 39–51 (2011). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00170-010-3019-2

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Keywords

  • Five axes
  • High speed
  • Milling
  • Functional check