Precision Grinding of Brittle Materials

June 3-6, 1996
St. John's College
Annapolis, Maryland

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Session I
Applications and Economics
Tuesday, June 4, 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Session Chair: Thomas A. Dow (N. C. State University)

  1. Development of Massproductive Ultraprecision Grinding Technology for Brittle Material Devices
    A. Kanai, M. Miyashita (Ashikaga Institute of Technology) and M. Daito (Nissin Machine Works, Ltd.)
    Precision Grinding of Brittle Materials - Applications and Economics/Oral/Abstract/1996 Spring
  2. Precision Grinding of Ceramic Diesel Engine Components (Invited Paper)
    A. J. Shih, D. J. Gust, M. B. Grant (Cummins Engine Company, Inc.)
    Precision Grinding of Brittle Materials - Applications and Economics/Oral/Abstract/1996 Spring

Session II
Precision Grinding Machine Design
Tuesday, June 4, 9:45 a.m. -12:00 p.m.

Session Chair: David H. Youden (Rank Pneumo)

  1. An Investigation into High Stiffness Adjustable Natural Frequency Hydrostatic Slide Units
    D. Devitt (New Way Machine Components, Inc.) and E. R. Marsh (Penn State University)
    Precision Grinding Machine Design/Oral/Abstract/1996 Spring
  2. Grinding Machine Technology Required to Achieve Ductile Regime Ceramic Grinding
    J. D. Flinchbaugh (Weldon Machine Tool, Inc.) and E. R. Marsh (Penn State University)
    Precision Grinding Machine Design/Oral/No Abstract Available/1996 Spring
  3. The Role of Loop Stiffness on Grinding
    E. R. Marsh, D. S. Yantek (Penn State University)
    Precision Grinding Machine Design/Oral/Abstract/1996 Spring
  4. Normal Force Sensors Increase Internal Grinding Precision
    R. S. Hahn (Hahn Engineering, Inc.)
    Precision Grinding Machine Design/Oral/Abstract/1996 Spring
  5. Development of Sequential Grinding-Polishing Process
    N. Yasunaga, A. Yamanouchi, M. Takashina (Tokai University)
    Precision Grinding Machine Design/Oral/Abstract/1996 Spring
  6. Design of a New Generation CNC Grinding Machine for the Deterministic Micro Grinding of Glass Optical Lenses
    M. Walter (Rank Pneumo/Rank Taylor Hobson)
    Precision Grinding Machine Design/Oral/Abstract/1996 Spring

Session III
Workpiece Material Properties
Tuesday, June 4, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Session Chair: Ronald O. Scattergood (N. C. State University)

  1. Fracture & Flow Processes in Grinding and Microgrinding of Optical Glasses
    J. C. Lambropoulos (University of Rochester)
    Precision Grinding of Brittle Materials - Workpiece Material Properties/Oral/Abstract/1996 Spring
  2. Influence of Dicing Parameters on the Strength of Silicon
    R. Ebbutt, S. Danyluk (Georgia Institute of Technology) and I. Weisshaus (Kulicke & Soffa [Israel] Ltd.)
    Precision Grinding of Brittle Materials - Workpiece Material Properties/Oral/No Abstract Available/1996 Spring
  3. Controlled Microcutting Tests on Single Crystal Silicon
    B. V. Tanikella, R. O. Scattergood (N. C. State University)
    Precision Grinding of Brittle Materials - Workpiece Material Properties/Oral/Abstract/1996 Spring
  4. Effects of Workpiece Properties on Material Removal Process and Damage Tolerance in Ceramic Grinding (Invited Paper)
    H. H. K. Xu, S. Jahanmir, L. K. Ives (NIST)
    Precision Grinding of Brittle Materials - Workpiece Material Properties/Oral/Abstract/1996 Spring

Session IV
Chip Geometry
Wednesday, June 5, 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Session Chair: Michele H. Miller (Michigan Technological University)

  1. Geometric Optimization of Process Parameters for Contour Grinding
    G. E. Stortz II, T. A. Dow (N. C. State University)
    Precision Grinding of Brittle Materials - Chip Geometry/Abstract/1996 Spring
  2. Edge Chipping and Grinding Damage
    S. Liang (Manufacturing Technology, Inc.) and I. D. Marinescu (Kansas State University)
    Precision Grinding of Brittle Materials - Chip Geometry/Abstract/1996 Spring
  3. The Effect of Workpiece Modulation on Grinding Kinematics
    M. H. MIller, K. S. Moon (Michigan Technological University)
    Precision Grinding of Brittle Materials - Chip Geometry/Abstract/1996 Spring

Session V
Material Removal Mechanisms
Wednesday, June 5, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Session Chair: Thomas G. Bifano (Boston University)

  1. Surface Integrity in Grinding of Ceramics
    B. Zhang (University of Connecticut)
    Precision Grinding of Brittle Materials - Material Removal Mechnisms/Abstract/1996 Spring
  2. Subsurface Microstructure in Nanoground and Nanoturned Silicon (Invited Paper)
    K. E. Puttick, L. C. Whitmore, C. Jeynes (University of Surrey) and A. E. Gee (Cranfield University)
    Precision Grinding of Brittle Materials - Material Removal Mechnisms/Abstract/1996 Spring
  3. Double Fracture Model in Lapping of Ceramics
    I. D. Marinescu (Kansas State University)
    Precision Grinding of Brittle Materials - Material Removal Mechnisms/Abstract/1996 Spring

Session VI
Grinding Wheels
Wednesday, June 5, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Session Chair: Don Golini (University of Rochester)

  1. Working with the Superabrasives Industry to Optimize Tooling for Grinding Brittle Materials (Invited Paper)
    J. S Taylor, M. A. Piscotty, K. L. Blaedel (LLNL) and F. A. Gray (Industrial Diamond Association)
    Precision Grinding of Brittle Materials - Grinding Wheels/Abstract/1996 Spring
  2. Influence of Workpiece Properties on Tool Performance in Deterministic Microgrinding of Optical Materials
    Y. Zhou, P. D. Funkenbusch (University of Rochester)
    Precision Grinding of Brittle Materials - Grinding Wheels/Abstract/1996 Spring
  3. Diamond Wheel Wear Sensing with Acoustic Emission - Wheel Wear Mechanisms and the Effects of Process Variables
    J. Tang, D. Dornfield (University of California at Berkeley) and K Syoji (Tohoku University)
    Precision Grinding of Brittle Materials - Grinding Wheels/Abstract/1996 Spring
  4. Trueing and Dressing of Fine Grit Super-Abrasive Products (Invited Paper)
    M. Tricard and K. Subramanian (Norton Company)
    Precision Grinding of Brittle Materials - Grinding Wheels/Abstract/1996 Spring

Session VII
Coolants
Thursday, June 6, 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Session Chair: Jeffrey W. Carr (IBM Corporation)

  1. Chemical Mechanical Finishing of Brittle Materials (Invited paper)
    L. M. Cook (Rodel)
    Precision Grinding of Brittle Materials - Coolants/Abstract/1996 Spring
  2. Fabrication of Lapped Surfaces in the Magnetic Storage Industry
    J. W. Carr (IBM Corporation)
    Precision Grinding of Brittle Materials - Coolants/Abstract/1996 Spring
  3. The Effect of the Coolant on the Glass Work and the Diamond Tool in Deterministic Microgrinding
    S. D. Jacobs, B. E. Gillman, J. C. Lambropoulos, T. Fang, Y. Zhou, D. Golini, M. Atwood (University of Rochester)
    Precision Grinding of Brittle Materials - Coolants/Abstract/1996 Spring