Review of STEP-NC Compliant System for Turn-Mill Operations


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Today with the latest technology the information beyond tool movement and switching instruction such as tooling, manufacturing features and process sequences are needed to support global adaptability for manufacturing with a specific focus on CNC-based manufacture This research focuses on the use of the new standard; ISO 14649 (STEP-NC), to address the process planning and machining of discrete turn/mill components and proposes a STEP Compliant NC structure for generation of ISO 14646 code which can be used for turned component manufacture. The novel application of this work is STEP-NC compliant process control where the research will utilise and extend the standard for in process measurement at the machine and also explore the application and integration of the STEP-NC standards. The major contribution of this research is the review of a computational environment for a STEPNC compliant system for turn/mill operations.



Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 383-390)

Edited by:

Wu Fan




Y. Yusof and M. F. M. Nor, "Review of STEP-NC Compliant System for Turn-Mill Operations", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 383-390, pp. 2827-2831, 2012

Online since:

November 2011




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