Optimising the Contouring Accuracy of CNC Machines Using the Contisure System

  • M. Burdekin
  • W. Jywe


The work outlines a methodology which can be applied to CNC machines in order to establish the control system gains for minimum contouring errors. Steady state and transient errors are considered using a ‘Contisure’ instrumentation system which enables the radial dynamic errors of a circular profile to be readily established. Practical measurements are undertaken on a Takisawa three axis machining centre with Fanuc 6M controller and examples of these results are given.


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© Department of Mechanical Engineering University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Burdekin
    • 1
  • W. Jywe
    • 1
  1. 1.UMISTUK

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