MANUFACTURING PROCESS CHALLENGES WHEN MACHINING SUPERALLOYS

Akbar Jamshidi, Paul Maropoulos, Martin Ansell, Jon Cave

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Abstract

The implementation of advanced manufacturing systems with high process capability is an essential requirement for the high value manufacturing industries. To ensure high process capability, industry needs to deal with the requirement for tight tolerances and the unavoidable variations in materials, and manufacturing and inspection processes. In the case of machining superalloys, such variations result in the need to change the machine parameters for producing different batches of materials from different suppliers. This is required in order to get the process under control and reduce waste and defects, leading to better competitiveness. This papers discuss the variability in materials and the corresponding process requirements when machining superalloys, and highlights the impact of metrology in achieving manufacturing process improvement.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvances in Manufacturing Technology XXVIII
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the 12th International Conference on Manufacturing Research (ICMR), 2014
EditorsF. Rehman, N. Woodfine, R. Marasini
Place of PublicationSouthampton, U. K.
PublisherSouthampton Solent University
Pages139 - 144
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9780992695842
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2014
Event12th International Conference on Manufacturing Research (ICMR), 2014 - Southampton Solent University, Southampton, UK United Kingdom
Duration: 9 Sep 201411 Sep 2014

Conference

Conference12th International Conference on Manufacturing Research (ICMR), 2014
CountryUK United Kingdom
CitySouthampton
Period9/09/1411/09/14

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