Micro-Computer Control of an Electrochemical Machine

  • C. N. Larsson
  • S. Zhu


Interfaces have been built so that a 10 000 A Anocut electrochemical machine can be controlled by a Commodore PET micro-computer. The computer directly reads ram position, machining current and electrolyte flow rate. It controls feed motor on-off, rapid traverse on/off, ram direction, machining voltage and electrolyte flow.

The Computer can run a complete cycle of operations tor a particular part and will provide adaptive control if this strategy is written into the program. Some examples of experiments with different methods of adaptive control are given.


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© Macmillan Publishers Limited 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. N. Larsson
    • 1
  • S. Zhu
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Production Management and Manufacturing TechnologyUniversity of StrathclydeGlasgowUK

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