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Title: Automated toolpath generation method for double sided incremental forming

Abstract

An automated method for generating toolpaths in double sided incremental forming (DSIF) operations is disclosed which uses a geometrically constructed map to build a structure of all the geometric features that is capable of tracking and forming the features in the correct order while simultaneously keeping track of the location of the virgin material. The aforementioned method allows toolpaths for complex geometries in the DSIF process to be generated automatically.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Northwestern Univ., Evanston, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1531393
Patent Number(s):
10162329
Application Number:
15/424,182
Assignee:
Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G05 - CONTROLLING G05B - CONTROL OR REGULATING SYSTEMS IN GENERAL
DOE Contract Number:  
EE0005764
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2017-02-03
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Ndip-Agbor, Ebot E., and Cao, Jian. Automated toolpath generation method for double sided incremental forming. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Ndip-Agbor, Ebot E., & Cao, Jian. Automated toolpath generation method for double sided incremental forming. United States.
Ndip-Agbor, Ebot E., and Cao, Jian. Tue . "Automated toolpath generation method for double sided incremental forming". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1531393.
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abstractNote = {An automated method for generating toolpaths in double sided incremental forming (DSIF) operations is disclosed which uses a geometrically constructed map to build a structure of all the geometric features that is capable of tracking and forming the features in the correct order while simultaneously keeping track of the location of the virgin material. The aforementioned method allows toolpaths for complex geometries in the DSIF process to be generated automatically.},
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place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {12}
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