Modal and Twist Stiffness Analysis about Milling Head


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Milling head is the core component of a 5-axis CNC milling machine, modal and twist stiffness analysis is needed in its design process. Vibration characteristic of direct drive A/C milling head is been analyzed by finite element method (FEM), former four order vibration modes of the milling’s structure are given. The influence of the swing angle of the A-axis to the natural frequency of the milling head is analyzed. The natural frequencies when the milling head is working are interval values, the first order natural frequency is [120.48, 122.91], the second order natural frequency is [139.68, 142.08], the third order natural frequency is [328.68, 331.9], the fourth order natural frequency is [369.68, 372.45]. The twist stiffness that varies with operating state is computed. This computing provides technological support for design and improvement of this type of milling head.



Edited by:

Dehuai Zeng




M. Y. Zhang et al., "Modal and Twist Stiffness Analysis about Milling Head", Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 677, pp. 241-245, 2013

Online since:

March 2013




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