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Surface geometric parameters proposal for the advanced control of abrasive waterjet technology

  • Jan Valíček
  • Sergej HlochEmail author
  • Dražan Kozak
ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Abstract

The paper deals with a proposal for surface geometric parameters for advanced quality control of abrasive waterjet technology according to the results obtained by means of non-contact optical shadow method. The main emphasis is put on the analysis of results for defining the process for prediction of new surface creation generated by the set of the abrasive waterjet factors stream of abrasive waterjet, including its geometric parameters. By means of decomposition of measured surface profile according to the root mean square parameter, in four topographical different zones the initial zone, the smooth zone, the transition zone and the rough zone new possibilities for evaluation of the surface quality and optimizing the selected technological factors of the cutting process and their control through the proposed databank conceptual structure are presented. This report deals with the problems of selecting and proposing an acceptable method for surface quality control which is available for continuous measurement and production.

Keywords

Geometric parameters Abrasive waterjet Quality control 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Physics, Faculty of Mining and GeologyTechnical University of OstravaOstrava-PorubaCzech Republic
  2. 2.Department of Technology Systems Operation, Faculty of Manufacturing TechnologiesTechnical University of Košice (Prešov)PrešovSlovakia
  3. 3.Mechanical Engineering Faculty in Slavonski BrodJosip Juraj Strossmayer University of OsijekSlavonski BrodCroatia

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