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Stability Prediction For Low Radial Immersion Milling

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Author(s)

Matthew A. Davies, Jon R. Pratt, Brian S. Dutterer, Timothy J. Burns

Abstract

Traditional regenerative stability theory predicts a set of optimally stable spindle speeds at integer fractions of the national frequency of the most flexible mode of the system. The assumptions of this theory become invalid for highly interrupted machining, where the ratio of time spent cutting to not cutting (denoted p) is small. This paper proposes a new stability theory for interrupted machining that predicts a doubling in the number of optimally stable speeds as the value of p becomes small. The results of the theory are supported by numerical simulation and experiment. It is anticipated that the theory will be relevant for choosing optimal machining parameters in high-speed peripheral milling operations where the radial depth of cut is only a small fraction of the tool diameter.
Citation
Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering-Transactions of the ASME
Volume
124 (2)
Issue
No. 2

Keywords

high speed milling, low radial depth, stability

Citation

Davies, M. , Pratt, J. , Dutterer, B. and Burns, T. (2002), Stability Prediction For Low Radial Immersion Milling, Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering-Transactions of the ASME (Accessed April 13, 2024)
Created May 1, 2002, Updated February 19, 2017