Fabrication of Micro-Structures by Micro-ECM

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The machining of materials on microscopic scales is considered to be great importance to a wide variety of fields. Electrochemical Micro-machining (EMM) appears to be promising to machine the micro-structures in future due to the material is dissolved at the unit of ion. This paper is focused on developing a micro electrochemical machining system in which the micro-structures such as micro-cylinder, multiple micro-electrodes, micro-holes and micro-slot were processed. The micro-electrodes were prepared in a precisely controlling the electrochemical etching process. Mathematical model controlling the diameters of electrodes was built up. Furthermore, the obtained micro-electrodes were selected as the cathode tool for micro holes drilling and micro-slot milling using pulse power in Micro-ECM.

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Periodical:

Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 69-70)

Edited by:

Julong Yuan, Shiming Ji, Donghui Wen and Ming Chen

Pages:

229-233

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.69-70.229

Citation:

M. H. Wang et al., "Fabrication of Micro-Structures by Micro-ECM", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 69-70, pp. 229-233, 2009

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May 2009

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