A Feature-Based Approach to Automated Design of Multi-Piece Sacrificial Molds

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S. Dhaliwal, S. K. Gupta, J. Huang, M. Kumar

Mechanical Engineering Department and Institute for Systems Research, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742

J. Comput. Inf. Sci. Eng 1(3), 225-234 (Sep 01, 2001) (10 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1419195 History: Received July 01, 2000; Revised September 01, 2001
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An example part and its feature tree
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Mold components after feature-based decomposition
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Edges that are not completely accessible to a non-zero cutting tool
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A part with no planar faces
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Decomposition for concave edges
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Mold components resulting from concave edge-based decomposition
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Mold components resulting from recombination
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Creating assembly features
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Mold components with assembly features



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