Cyber-Physical Test Environment for the Identification of Interacting Wear Effects in Feed Axes
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wbk - Institut für Produktionstechnik, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT), Germany
Submission date: 2023-01-31
Final revision date: 2023-03-15
Acceptance date: 2023-03-15
Online publication date: 2023-03-16
Publication date: 2023-04-12
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Alexander Bott   

wbk - Institut für Produktionstechnik, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT), Kaiserstraße 12, 76131, Karlsruhe, Germany
Journal of Machine Engineering 2023;23(1):123-132
For a comprehensive optimization and control of production processes, cyber-physical systems are necessary to include machines' time-dependent properties. These wear effects in machine tools, especially the feed axes, can significantly influence the process quality and are a steady research focus. However, the interaction of wear effects between different feed axes has received little attention. Especially models that represent the combined wear influence of different interacting feed axes on the control parameters and machine dynamics hold great potential. To close this knowledge gap, this paper proposes a cyber-physical test environment to identify the interaction of wear effects in feed axes. The relevant boundary conditions of different feed axes in machine tools and their systematic interaction are presented for this test environment. A physical test setup is derived through these conditions, and a virtual model is created analogous to this. This holistic approach represents the physical and virtual interaction between different components.
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