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Manufacturing Processes - Ultrasonic machining (USM)

 
Non-traditional Machining Processes

Abrasive Flow Machinging - (AFM)
Chemical Machining
Chemical Milling
Electrical Discharge Grinding (EDG)
Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM)
Electrochemical Discharge Grinding (ECDG)
Electrochemical Grinding (ECG)
Electrochemical Honing (ECH)
Electrochemical Machining (ECM)
Electrochemical Turning (ECT)

Electron Beam Machining (EBM)
Ion Beam Milling - (IBM)
Laser Beam Machining - (LBM)
Laser Cutting
Laser Drilling
Photochemical Machining - (PCM)
Plasma Arc Machining- (PAM)
Ultrasonic Machining
WaterJet Machining
AbrasiveJet Machining

 

Ultrasonic Machining

Ultrasonic machining (USM) is a mechanical material removal process used to erode holes and cavities in hard or brittle workpieces by using shaped tools, high frequency mechanical motion, and an abrasive slurry. . A relatively soft tool is shaped as desired and vibrated against the workpiece while a mixture of fine abrasive and water flows between them. The friction of the abrasive particles gradually cuts the workpiece.

Materials such as hardened steel, carbides, rubies, quartz, diamonds, and glass can easily be machined by USM. Ultrasonic machining is able to effectively machine all materials harder than HRc 40, whether or not the material is an electrical conductor or an insulator

 

 

Ultrasonic machining (USM)




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