1st Edition

Nontraditional Manufacturing Processes





ISBN 9780367403393
Published September 27, 2019 by CRC Press
402 Pages

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This book provides a convenient, single source of information on advanced machining, material forming, and joining processes. It describes available technologies that use tools, such as high velocity material jets, pulsed magnetic fields, light beams, electrochemical reactions, and more. Organized by type of process (mechanical, chemical, electrochemical, and thermal), the book discusses 31 important nontraditional processes and covers each process’s principles, equipment, capabilities, and operating parameters. The author includes a list of nontraditional manufacturing firms, nearly 250 figures that clearly illustrate the technologies, and numerous bibliographic citations for additional reading.

Table of Contents

Contents. Preface. 1. Introduction: Why Non-traditional Manufacturing Processes?.2. Abrasive Jet Machining (AJM). Process Principles. Equipment. Nozzles. Masks. Abrasives. Process Parameters. Process Capabilities. Application Examples. Process Summary. References. 3. Water Jet Machining (WJM). Process Principles. Equipment. Nozzles. Catchers. Process Parameters. Process Capabilities. Cutting and Slitting. Cable Stripping. Deburring. Application Examples. Process Summary. References. 4. Abrasive Water Jet Machining (AWJM). Process Principles. Equipment. Pumping System. Abrasive feed System. Water Jet. Abrasive Jet Nozzle. Other Considerations. Process Parameters. Process Capabilities. Application Examples. Process Summary. References. 5. Abrasive Flow Machining (AFM). Process Principles. Equipment. Machine. Tooling. Media. Process Parameters. Process Capabilities. Application Examples. Process Summary. References. 6. Ultrasonic Machining (USM). Process Principles. Equipment. Power Supply. Transducer. Toolholders. Tools. Abrasives. Process Parameters. Process Capabilities. Application Examples. Process Variation-Rotary Ultrasonic Machining. Process Summary. References. 7. Ultrasonic Welding (USW). Process Principles. Equipment. Power Supply. Transducer. Coupling System. Clamping System. Process Parameters. Power. Clamping Force. Welding Time. Frequency. Process Capabilities. Application Examples. Process Summary. References. 8.High Energy Rate Forming (HERF). Process Principles. Electromagnetic Forming. Coils and Dies. Application Examples. Process Summary. Explosive Forming. Process Principles. Process Capabilities. Application Examples. Electrohydraulic Forming. Process Principles. Application Examples. Process Summary of HERF. References. 9. Electrochemical Machining (ECM). Process Principles. Process Parameters. Equipment. Electrolytes. Electrochemical Machining Tools. Process Capabilities. Application Examples. Other Applications. Electrochemical Deburring. Electrochemical Honing. Electrochemical Turning. Process Summary. References. 10. Electrochemical Grinding (ECG). Process Principles. Process Parameters. Equipment. Wheels. Process Capabilities. Application Examples. Process Summary. References. 11. Electrochemical Discharge Grinding (ECDG). Process Principles. Equipment. Process Parameters. Process Capabilities. Applications. Process Summary I 1.7 References. 12. EJectrostream (ES) Drilling. Process Principles. Equipment. Process Capabilities. Application Examples. Process Summary. References. 13. Shaped-Tube Electrolytic Machining (STEM). Process Principles 13.2 Equipment. Process Parameters. Process Capabilities. Application Examples. Process Summary 13.7 References. 14. Chemical Machining (CM)Process Principles. Process Parameters. Masks. Etchants. Application Examples. Process Summary. References. 15. Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM). Process Principles. Equipment. Power Supply. Dielectric System. Electrodes. Servosystem 15.3 Process Parameters. Process Capabilities. Application Examples. Process Summary. References. 16. Electrical Discharge Wire Cutting (EDWC). Process Principles. Equipment. Positioning System. Wire Drive System. Power Supply. Dielectric System. Process Parameters. Process Capabilities. Application Examples. Process Summary. References. 17. Electrical Discharge Grinding (EOG). Process Principles. Equipment. Wheels. Servodrive System. Process Parameters. Process Capabilities. Application Examples. Process Summary. References. 18. Electron Beam Welding (EBW). Process Principles. Equipment. Electron Beam Gun. Power Supply. Vacuum Systems. The Electron Beam Welding Systems. Ancillary Equipment. Process Parameters. Process Capabilities. Application Examples. Process Summary. Process Variation: Heat Treating. References. 19. Electron Beam Machining (EBM). Process Principles. Equipment. Electron Beam Gun. Power Supply. The Electron Beam Machining Systems. Process Parameters. Process Capabilities. Application Examples. Process Summary. References. 20. Laser Processing (LP). Process Principles. Equipment. Solid-State Lasers. Gas Lasers. Drilling. Cutting. Marking. Welding. Heat Treating. Cladding. Process Summary. References. 21. Plasma Arc Cutting (PAC). Process Principles/ Equipment. Air Plasma Torch. Oxygen-Injected Torch. Dual Gas Torch. Water-Injected Torch. Process Capabilities. Application Examples. Process Summary. References. 22. Thermal Energy Method (Deburring) (TEM). Process Principles. Equipment. Process Capabilities. Application Examples. Process Summary. References. 23.Implementation. Appendix A: Equipment Manufacturers. Appendix B: Glossary. Index

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Benedict, Gary F.