The whirl-machining process is a precise, efficient, and promising machine process for manufacturing workpieces over the milling process. At the same time, the roller-gear cam has advantages over the other cam-follower system. However, the whirl-machining process has not been applied to manufacture the roller-gear cam. Therefore, this paper proposes a novel method for roller-gear cam manufacturing using a whirl-machining process. Mathematical modeling is described for generating the roller-gear cam, roller, and whirl-milling tool surface. A novel CNC machine and its coordinate system are proposed. Cutting simulations for obtaining the surface topologies and normal deviations are conducted. Globoidal cam with different cylindrical rollers, globoidal cam with a conical roller, and cylindrical cam with a conical roller are taken as case studies, and results are discussed. A virtual cutting simulation was conducted using VERICUT. Some machining examples are shown to verify the benefits of the proposed method in roller-gear cam manufacturing.
|頁（從 - 到）||5015-5029|
|期刊||International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology|
|出版狀態||已出版 - 4月 2023|