Automatic Tool Selection System based on STEP_NC and ISO13399 Standards

Authors

  • Hanae Zarkti Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Sciences and Technics, Tangier, Morocco.
  • Ahmed Rechia Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Sciences and Technics, Tangier, Morocco.
  • Abdelilah El Mesbahi Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Sciences and Technics, Tangier, Morocco.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14738/tmlai.54.3186

Keywords:

CAPP, cutting tool selection, functional analysis, database, ISO13399, objected oriented programming

Abstract

Computer Aided Process Planning (CAPP) is considered as an essential component of Computer Integrated manufacturing (CIM) environment and it is an important interface between Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM). The purpose of the CAPP is to determine automatically the use of available resources, including machines, cutting inserts, holders, appropriate machining parameters such as cutting speed, feed rate, depth of cut, and generates automatic sequences of operations and instructions to convert a raw material into a required product,with good surface finish.

The contribution of this work in CAPP field is the development of an automatic tool selection system based on STEP_NC and ISO 13399 standards for turning and milling processes. The paper presentsthe result of study and analysis of principal system functionalities to be considered. The system consist of four principal modules: a Tool database, feature recognition module, cutting tool selection module and a process optimization module.Finally, based on functional analysis results, the paper present the development of tool database and data tool extraction module from ISO 13399 File using oriented object programing.

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Published

2017-09-01

How to Cite

Zarkti, H., Rechia, A., & El Mesbahi, A. (2017). Automatic Tool Selection System based on STEP_NC and ISO13399 Standards. Transactions on Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, 5(4). https://doi.org/10.14738/tmlai.54.3186

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Special Issue : 1st International Conference on Affective computing, Machine Learning and Intelligent Systems