Accession Number:

ADA218173

Title:

Automation of Die and Mold Polishing: A Preliminary Investigation

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-02-02

Pagination or Media Count:

144.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE