CAE Applied to Twist Drills

  • R. Leadbetter
  • M. Mccoll


As part of an on-going project to implement CAD-CAM techniques to twist drill manufacture, a CAD modelling program was created. Using the CAD Modeller as a platform, the program is being further developed to allow performance predictions to be made in the areas of torque and thrust, chip disposal, rigidity and wear. The aim of this work is to provide a CAE system that can be involved from the initial design stage through to the actual drill manufacture.


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© Department of Mechanical Engineering University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Leadbetter
    • 1
  • M. Mccoll
    • 1
  1. 1.SKF and Dormer Ltd, Sheffield/Aston UniversityBirminghamUK

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