3-Axis Milling Algorithm Development for Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer (CFRP) Composites

탄소섬유복합재 3축 밀링 알고리즘 개발

Luo, Shan;Bayesteh, Reza;Dong, Zuomin;Jun, Martin B.G.

  • Received : 2016.05.12
  • Accepted : 2016.05.27
  • Published : 2016.06.03


The simulation of Carbon fiber reinforced polymer (CFRP) machining facilitates the selection of optimal cutting parameter for high machining efficiency and better surface quality. In this study, This paper proposes a dual-dexel model to represent the fiber laminate with computational geometry method to calculate the fiber length removed per revolution and fiber cutting angles. A flat end milling simulation software is developed in C# to simulate and display the CFRP milling process. During simulation, fiber lengths, fiber cutting angle and engaged cutting angle can be displayed in real-time. A CFRP plate with different angles in different layer is used to compare the simulation results.


CFRP;Milling;Simulation;Fiber length


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Grant : Development of Manufacturing System for CFRP (Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastics) Machining

Supported by : Ministry of Trade, industry & Energy(MOTIE)