Automation of Die and Mold Polishing: A Preliminary Investigation
AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH
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Automation of Die and Mold Polishing A Preliminary Investigation. Dies and molds are a crucial component in the net shaping manufacturing of metals and polymers. Much effort has been expended in optimizing the utilization, but the highly manual effort of polishing die and molds is still a World War II technology employing highly skilled tradesmen in a manual, monotonous task. Automating this process will free the diemoldmaker for intricate or complex jobs that require hisher skill.
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