Structural Optimization of Reconfigurable Machine Tool

2016-4-27 · analysis of the Reconfigurable machine tool is also done using the ANSYS software. Based on the results of machine tool system the optimization of the machine tool components are identified and the parameter based optimization has been done for achieving reconfigurability in machine tool component. Acknowledgment SKP Engineering College 2

Reconfigurable machine tool: CNC machine for milling ...

2018-1-1 · Reconfigurable machine tool means that by the use of mechanical, control, hydraulic/pneumatic, and electrical modules, a rapid adaptability can be achieved. The main goal of a reconfigurable machine tool is to handle various changes in the product or parts to be machined. By the development of machine modules which can be quickly assembled and ...

A Method for Design of Modular Reconfigurable Machine …

Presented in this paper is a method for the design of modular reconfigurable machine tools (MRMTs). An MRMT is capable of using a minimal number of modules through reconfiguration to perform the required machining tasks for a family of parts. The proposed method consists of three steps: module identification, module determination, and layout synthesis.

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2002-4-29 · In this paper, we present a systematic methodology for designing Reconfigurable Machine Tools (RMTs). The synthesis methodology takes as input a set of functional requirements—a set of process plans and generates a set of kinematically viable reconfigurable machine tools that meet the given design specifications.

Reconfigurable machine tools: a perspective

2019-11-8 · Reconfigurable machine tool, which is the foundation block for reconfigurable manufacturing system is envisaged as a solution that caters to the current market forces. This paper discusses the reconfiguration mechanisms, which enable transformation of conventional machine tools, such as, drilling, lathe and milling machines into reconfigurable ...

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2001-1-1 · Reconfigurable machine tools are also capable of cost- effectively incorporating new technology, thereby extending the use of the machine tool. To provide an economical solution, systematic design tools will be needed to quickly analyze a variety of RMTs that must perform over a range of operation requirements. Such tools will include kinematic ...

Reconfigurable Machine Tool Design | SpringerLink

Moon, Y., and Kota, S., 2000, "Synthesis of Reconfigurable Machine Tools with Screw Theory", MECH-14066, ASME / DETC Mechanism Design and Robotics Conference, Baltimore. Google Scholar [7]

Reconfigurable Machine Tools in Industrial …

2018-4-19 · As reconfigurable machine tools are the basis of this research, its current and future properties shall be investi-gated to support the entire project. The aim is not to go into full detail of all machines available in the market, but to focus on properties which are relevant regarding capacity

Reconfigurable machine tools — Yonsei University

The uniqueness of Reconfigurable Manufacturing Systems (RMSs) is that the structure of the system as well as of its machines and controls can be rapidly changed in response to market changes (demand and products). A major component of RMSs is the reconfigurable machine tool (RMT).

Drilling reconfigurable machine tool selection and …

2021-5-5 · inconsistent. Some machine tool selection studies focused on cost analysis methods such as advanced machine tools and material handling systems [22, 23], but few considered reconfigurable machine tools. [2], Vafadar, Tolouei-Rad and Hayward [8] proposed an economic analysis model for selecting SPM relative to other machine tools. A key

Capacity adjustment based on reconfigurable machine …

2015-1-1 · Reconfigurable machine tools. A reconfigurable machine tool is constructed to be adapted to changing production tasks rapidly, at any time and with little effort, . The effort for reconfiguration is generally between the effort for set-up and the effort for commissioning .

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The reconfigurable manufacturing system (RMS) is a new manufacturing technology and paradigm that resolves the contradictions regarding high efficiency, low cost and flexible production in the mass production of part families. Reconfigurable machine tools (RMTs) are the core components of RMSs. A new approach is proposed for the design of RMTs, which is closely related to the process planning ...

Mechanical module interfaces for reconfigurable machine …

Modular Reconfigurable Machines (MRM) is constructed using basic and auxiliary modules, which can be added or removed from the machine tool [37, 38] in order to enhance the required capacity ...

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Reconfigurable machine tool, which is the foundation block for reconfigurable manufacturing system is envisaged as a solution that caters to the current market forces. This paper discusses the ...

Reconfigurable machine tools design for multi-part ...

2019-8-16 · Reconfigurable machine tools (RMT) are the core facility of reconfigurable manufacturing systems (RMS), and structure design is the fundamental research involving RMT. The existing prototypes of RMT are limited to a specific part family, which suffers from reconfiguration difficulty and module sustainability issues. Therefore, a design philosophy of RMT for multi-part families with new design ...

MODULAR RECONFIGURABLE MACHINE TOOLS: …

2015-1-28 · 2.2 Reconfigurable machine tools The Arch Type RMT presented by Katz et al. [12] is the most significant development in RMT technology to date. This machine tool was developed around a part family of V8 and V6 engine blocks, and performed machining operations on …

Reconfigurable Machine Tools

2014-5-22 · Reconfigurable Machine Tools R.G. Landers1, B.–K. Min2, and Y. Koren2 (1) 1University of Missouri – Rolla, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Rolla, Missouri 2University of Michigan, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Ann Arbor, Michigan Abstract The uniqueness of Reconfigurable Manufacturing Systems (RMSs) is that the structure of the system as well

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A lot of research work has been done in reconfigurable machine tool (i.e. lathe, milling, shaper, NC, CNC etc.) but still less work has been conducted to develop reconfigurable drilling machine.

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2018-10-1 · Moreover, the automatic and CBR-based reconfiguration method of the reconfigurable modular machine tool and the reconfiguration method of a reconfigurable manufacturing system, according to a given o.

Reconfigurable Machine Tools Design Methodologies …

2012-3-26 · reconfigurable machine tool is a modular machine tool that has some other characteristics to make a rapid cost-effective change in the structure of the machine to get different functionality.

Reconfigurable Machine Tool | University of Michigan ...

Researchers at University of Michigan have invented a reconfigurable machine tool that has multiple support units that support the desired tools, each of which is easily reconfigurable so that the machine tool is capable of performing a variety of machining processes on a family of parts. The machine tool includes a base, a table, at least one ...

Dynamics of the Arch-Type Reconfigurable Machine Tool

2019-9-10 · machine tool or a flexible CNC machine tool [17,20]. The functional design of the arch-type RMT is focused on the finish milling of cylinder head inclined surfaces. The tooling tolerances and process parameters were the same for all inclined surfaces. However, the surfaces to be milled are at different angles with respect to the horizontal: 301

Dynamic Reconfigurable Machine Tool Controller

2021-3-16 · machine tools and their controllers used in current manufacturing systems must keep pace. This dissertation will propose and develop a new reconfigurable direct machine tool controller paradigm to address the problems existing in today''s machine tools and controllers. CHAPTER 1 . I. NTRODUCTION

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Reconfigurable machine tool (RMT) is the core facility of the reconfigurable manufacturing system (RMS), which can provide customised flexibility for RMS through reconfiguration. The ...

Reconfigurable Machine Tools Design Methodology

2013-3-5 · Modular Design of Reconfigurable Machine Tools 4 Chapter 1 Reconfigurable Machine Tools A reconfigurable machine tool (RMT) is designed to perform the necessary machining operations common to all the members of the part family with reconfiguration to the machine itself. Figure 3 showsa RMS integrated with RMT in industrial engineering application.

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Special purpose machines (SPMs) are customized machine tools that perform specific machining operations in a variety of production contexts, including drilling-related operations. This research investigates the effect of optimal process parameters and SPM configuration on the machine tool selection problem versus product demand changes. A review of previous studies suggests that the ...

Reconfigurable Machine Tool Design for Box-Type Part …

2021-7-29 · Reconfigurable machine tools (RMTs) are the core components of RMSs. A new approach is proposed for the design of RMTs, which is closely related to the process planning of a given box-type part family. The concepts of the processing unit and the processing ... Reconfigurable Machine Tool Design for Box-Type Part Families ...

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2017-5-24 · RECONFIGURABLE 5-AXIS MACHINE TOOL . 1-4. University of Belgrade, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Belgrad, SERBIA. Abstract: This paper presents configuring of a virtual reconfigurable 5-axis machine tool for the purpose of realizing the simulation of the machine according to the running program. Machining s imulation is realized in the