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SBC: VulcanCraft Topic: N/A
A smart machine tool must be able to monitor its condition and report problems. Every CNC machine should provide an alarm for tool condition problems, including tool wear, much as every automobile has a low oil indicator. Tool wear is particularly important for unattended machining as a worn tool can ruin a part. All current tool condition systems operate "blind" without direct information on curr ...SBIR Phase I 2003 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology