The Development of Virtual Machining System Based on ACIS
The NC machine tool is widely used in today's manufacturing industry. In this paper, a framework of the NC lathing dynamic simulation system is presented and the machining process simulation is developed based on the solid modeling method with ACIS geometric engine and 3D graphic display. The tool swept volume is designed and Boolean difference of the cutter swept volume with the raw stock in the system is calculated. The user or trainee can practice all operations, procedures and skills in complete safety, while maintaining a high degree of realism.
Kai Cheng, Yingxue Yao and Liang Zhou
J. Wu et al., "The Development of Virtual Machining System Based on ACIS", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 10-12, pp. 860-863, 2008