Micro-Computer Control of an Electrochemical Machine
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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