Cutting Insert Wear Analysis Using Industry 4.0

  • Tomas Prokes
  • Katerina Mouralova
  • Jiri Kovar
  • Radim Zahradnicek
  • Ondrej Andrs
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 644)

Abstract

Thread whirling technology is a compromise between surface quality and machining productivity. Grinding technology can be replaced in the production process by turning. The aim of this study is to analyze the wear of a cubic boron nitride tool used for machining ball screws by visualization in a virtual reality environment. Using electron microscopy, contactless profilometer and atomic force microscope, data were obtained in detail describing the topography and morphology of the surface of the blade fracture which allowed the generation of a 3D model of a worn cutting tool for display in CAVE (virtual reality). Due to the detailed analysis, the problem of machining has been determined, namely the low cutting speed. The whole process of optimization has been accelerated by virtual reality that has enabled the measured data to be displayed at one point and in one place.

Keywords

Virtual reality Ball screw Wear of cutting tool Machining Topography of surface Industry 4.0 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tomas Prokes
    • 1
  • Katerina Mouralova
    • 2
  • Jiri Kovar
    • 1
  • Radim Zahradnicek
    • 3
  • Ondrej Andrs
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Institute of Manufacturing TechnologyUniversity of TechnologyBrnoCzech Republic
  2. 2.Department of Production Systems and Virtual Reality, Faculty of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of TechnologyBrnoCzech Republic
  3. 3.Department of Microelectronics, The Faculty of Electrical Engineering and CommunicationUniversity of TechnologyBrnoCzech Republic

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