Vibration-Assisted Multipurpose Cutter

  • Ajay Kale
  • PL. RamkumarEmail author
  • Dipankar Deb
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 757)


The article presents an innovative approach to develop a multipurpose cutting tool for effective hole-making and milling operations. The present invention aims in reducing the cutting forces by inducing vibrations in various axes depending upon the direction of cutting. The present setup also facilitates automatic tool changing and tool setup. The assembly includes automatic tool changing assembly, robotic arm, multipurpose cutting tool and guide rails. Two possible configurations of the system are presented. The basic idea of this invention is to develop a setup which can perform three operations, i.e. drilling, milling and reaming using different configurations of the same setup.


Annular cutter Multipurpose cutter Automatic tool changer 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Infrastructure Technology Research and ManagementAhmedabadIndia

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