Design and Development of CNC Foam Cutter

Dr. A. P. Ninawe, Vijeet Khadilkar, Mohammed Muzammil, Nihal Mankar, Yash Tiwari, Aniket Thakre, Pranay Bawankar
International Journal of Analytical, Experimental and Finite Element Analysis
Volume 8: Issue 3, July 2021, pp 76-81


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Dr. A. P. Ninawe 

Corresponding Author
Department of Mechanical Engineering, KDK College of Engineering, Nagpur, India

Vijeet Khadilkar2, Mohammed Muzammil2, Nihal Mankar2, Yash Tiwari2, Aniket Thakre2, Pranay Bawankar2

Department of Mechanical Engineering, KDK College of Engineering, Nagpur, India


Research Paper -- Peer Reviewed
Published online – 18 July 2021

Open Access article under Creative Commons License

Cite this article – Dr. A. P. Ninawe, Vijeet Khadilkar, Mohammed Muzammil, Nihal Mankar, Yash Tiwari, Aniket Thakre, Pranay Bawankar , “Design and Development of CNC Foam Cutter ”, International Journal of Analytical, Experimental and Finite Element Analysis, RAME Publishers, vol. 8, issue 1, pp. 76-81, 2021.
https://doi.org/10.26706/ijaefea.3.8.20210702


Abstract:-
Hotwire acting is a commonly used method to cut various types of foam in different shapes and sizes. Cut quality of foam depend upon variable cutting parameters of hotwire which affects the cutting process to achieve the needed cut, precise and accurate cutting parameters are needed to be set this research is done to develop 4 axis computer-controlled machine to perform precise and accurate foam cutting using hot wire and to identify suitable cutting parameters to improve foam cutting. This CNC has two mutually perpendicular axes controlled using a motor and micro controller. This design will aid UAV designers, Aero- modeller & hobbyist for rapid prototyping of wings, fuselage & different shapes, also it has wide application in RC modelling, signage, scale model & props, etc. this will save time, increase productivity and quality of cuts.
Index Terms:-
— welded joint, structure analysis, stress analysis, welded details
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