3-Axis NC Rough Tool-Path Generation from Discrete Data Points of Reliefs

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This paper presents an algorithm through which 3-axis NC rough tool-paths can be directly generated from discrete data points. Based on Inverse Tool Offset (ITO) method, the algorithm generates direction-parallel (DP) tool paths for relief point clouds. The algorithm includes four steps: dividing data points into 3D cell grids; constructing inverse tool model and calculating the grids intersecting the surface of inverse tool; obtaining the grids containing cutter location points; calculating tool paths. The experiment results indicate that the algorithm of the rough tool paths is efficient.

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Long Chen, Yongkang Zhang, Aixing Feng, Zhenying Xu, Boquan Li and Han Shen

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484-487

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W. Liu et al., "3-Axis NC Rough Tool-Path Generation from Discrete Data Points of Reliefs", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 43, pp. 484-487, 2011

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December 2010

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