Development of a multiple micro diamond wheel-tools

S. T. Chen, Y. C. Lai

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Abstract

This study presents a novel and economical compound technique that combines co-deposition with micro w-EDM for precisely developing a multiple micro diamond wheel-tools. The wheel-blank is made of diamond grit of 0-2 μm grade by electrochemical technique, in which employs a designed micro tank with ideal convection and mini porous carrier. Using a pore size of 5-10-μm in the porous carrier, a suitable interval chip-pocket of 2-3 μm on wheel-blank can generate naturally. Formation of the multiple wheel-tools is carried out via the processes of slicing, thinning and dressing simultaneously to become grinding edges array. A circuit of resistance capacitance, which provides a very short pulse and high peak, is employed as the electrical discharge power to help in achieving a very shallow and narrow discharge cavity. The thickness of each grinding edge can be machined down to 10-μm. The experimental result shows that the proposed technique is an effective method to fabricate precision micro diamond wheel-tools.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvances in Grinding and Abrasive Technology XVI
PublisherTrans Tech Publications Ltd
Pages160-163
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9783037852071
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Jan 1

Publication series

NameKey Engineering Materials
Volume487
ISSN (Print)1013-9826
ISSN (Electronic)1662-9795

Keywords

  • Co-deposition
  • Micro w-EDM
  • Multiple micro diamond wheel-tools

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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    Chen, S. T., & Lai, Y. C. (2011). Development of a multiple micro diamond wheel-tools. In Advances in Grinding and Abrasive Technology XVI (pp. 160-163). (Key Engineering Materials; Vol. 487). Trans Tech Publications Ltd. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.487.160