This lightweight and practical, four
component dynamometer measures the cutting forces in any drilling
process. The measured values can be read on the or on a large using .
The PC-based data acquisition is performed over the built-in USB interface
with the included . Over the same interface the device parameter
setup for is executed. After the setup, the device is able to supervise
a drilling process without a connected PC. With this great properties
the device suits multiple educational and industrial applications.
The cutting forces of the drilling process is measured
on the workpiece which is clamped to the head of the device. Usually,
this is a bar with a 40x20 mm (1.63" x 0.82") cross-section.
The device itself is bolted onto the machine table. The measuring range
is suitable for drilling with drills of about 15mm (0.6") diameter
and feeds up to appr. 0,3mm/rev. The device is protected against liquids.
The following experiments are possible:
- Examination of the influence
of cutting geometry, material, lubricant coolant and machine settings
- Determination of the optimum parameters of a drilling
- Investigation of any thread-cutting process (especially
- Investigation of the pulling-effect occuring with
some materials or drill geometries
Keywords: Torque meter, Cutting Dynamometer,
Tool Dynamometer, Cutting thrust meter, wear detection, break detection,
Tool monitoring, Drilling, Drill, Borehole, Power, Force, Feed, Cut, Cutting,
Burr, Temperature, Torque, Reduction of wear and tear, wear out