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Title: Smart tool holder

Abstract

There is provided an apparatus for machining surfaces to accuracies within the nanometer range by use of electrical current flow through the contact of the cutting tool with the workpiece as a feedback signal to control depth of cut.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [2]
  1. (Los Alamos, NM)
  2. (Boston, MA)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Los Alamos, NM
OSTI Identifier:
871816
Patent Number(s):
5802937
Assignee:
Regents of University of Calif. (Oakland, CA) LANL
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-36
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
smart; tool; holder; provided; apparatus; machining; surfaces; accuracies; nanometer; range; electrical; current; flow; contact; cutting; workpiece; feedback; signal; control; depth; cut; feedback signal; tool holder; cutting tool; current flow; electrical current; /82/408/

Citation Formats

Day, Robert Dean, Foreman, Larry R., Hatch, Douglas J., and Meadows, Mark S. Smart tool holder. United States: N. p., 1998. Web.
Day, Robert Dean, Foreman, Larry R., Hatch, Douglas J., & Meadows, Mark S. Smart tool holder. United States.
Day, Robert Dean, Foreman, Larry R., Hatch, Douglas J., and Meadows, Mark S. Thu . "Smart tool holder". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/871816.
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title = {Smart tool holder},
author = {Day, Robert Dean and Foreman, Larry R. and Hatch, Douglas J. and Meadows, Mark S.},
abstractNote = {There is provided an apparatus for machining surfaces to accuracies within the nanometer range by use of electrical current flow through the contact of the cutting tool with the workpiece as a feedback signal to control depth of cut.},
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journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1998},
month = {1}
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