Fabrication of polycrystalline diamond tools by micro electrodischarge machining

Zhiyu Zhang, Huanming Peng, Jiwang Yan, Tsunemoto Kuriyagawa

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Abstract

There is an increasingly growing demand for fabrication of micro-structured surfaces such as micro lens arrays and micro prism arrays. Micro end milling is one of the most efficient machining technologies for fabricating these microstructures. In this paper, micro electrodischarge machining (EDM) was applied to fabricate single flute micro end mills on polycrystalline diamond (PCD). Using the fabricated end mills, micro end milling tests of dimple arrays were performed on tungsten carbide (WC) molds and the machining characteristics were investigated.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUltra-Precision Machining Technologies
Pages225-229
Number of pages5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Apr 30
Externally publishedYes
Event8th CHINA-JAPAN International Conference on Ultra-Precision Machining, CJUPM 2011 - Hangzhou City, China
Duration: 2011 Nov 202011 Nov 22

Publication series

NameAdvanced Materials Research
Volume497
ISSN (Print)1022-6680

Other

Other8th CHINA-JAPAN International Conference on Ultra-Precision Machining, CJUPM 2011
CountryChina
CityHangzhou City
Period11/11/2011/11/22

Keywords

  • Diamond tool
  • Electrodischarge machining
  • Micro cutting
  • Micro end mill

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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    Zhang, Z., Peng, H., Yan, J., & Kuriyagawa, T. (2012). Fabrication of polycrystalline diamond tools by micro electrodischarge machining. In Ultra-Precision Machining Technologies (pp. 225-229). (Advanced Materials Research; Vol. 497). https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.497.225