Micro-electrochemical discharge cutting of glass using a surface-textured tool

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Abstract

Wire electrochemical discharge machining (WECDM) has been suggested as a micro-cutting method for non-conductive materials such as glass and ceramics. However, the WECDM process using traveling wire suffers from low surface integrity because of the high working voltage and long reactive tool length compared to those of the micro-ECDM process. In this research, a cylindrical tool with micro-textures on the surface is proposed as a cutting electrode. Partial electrical shielding of the tool electrode was also employed to stabilize the discharge characteristics by minimizing the reactive tool area. Two-dimensional contour cutting of soda-lime glass using the proposed method is demonstrated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)362-369
Number of pages8
JournalCIRP Journal of Manufacturing Science and Technology
Volume4
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Jul 11

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Glass
Electric discharge machining
Wire
Electrodes
Lime
Shielding
Textures
Electric potential

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  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

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