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AUTOMATED TOOLPATH GENERATION METHOD FOR DOUBLE SIDED INCREMENTAL FORMING

United States Patent Application

20170227947
A1
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An automated method for generating toolpaths in double sided incremental forming (DSIF) operations is disclosed which uses a geometrically constructed map to build a structure of all the geometric features that is capable of tracking and forming the features in the correct order while simultaneously keeping track of the location of the virgin material. The aforementioned method allows toolpaths for complex. geometries in the DSIF process to be generated automatically.
Ndip-Agbor, Ebot E. (Evanston, IL), Cao, Jian (Wilmette, IL)
15/ 424,182
February 3, 2017
CONTRACTUAL ORIGIN OF THE INVENTION [0001] This invention was made with government support under DE-EE0005764 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.