Volume 36, Number 4, August 2018
|Page(s)||693 - 700|
|Published online||24 October 2018|
Optimization of Process Parameters for Robotic Fibre Placement
School of Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an 710072, China
Compared with labour-intensive and time-consuming processing of conventional fabrication methods, the robotic fiber placement process greatly improves the flexibility of the fiber placement process and allows for the construction of more complex structures. Based on the study of the placement process, the intimate contact process and healing process were analysed theoretically. The key process parameters for affecting the quality of the composite component were put forward:hot gas torch temperature, compaction force and laying velocity. In order to analyse the fabrication process for laying the cylindrical parts with 0-degree tow direction, the model of the process parameters coupling affected the interlaminar bond strength was established, according to the design of the response surface method. The reliability and validity of the model were verified by the analysis of variance. The optimal process parameters of fiber placement were obtained. The results show that the model is effective and the optimum peeling force of the laying products is 24.1 N under the optimum process parameters.
Key words: prepreg tow / fibre placement / parameter optimization / response surface methodology / interlaminar bonding strength / analysis of variance(ANOVA) / design of experiments
关键字 : 预浸丝束 / 纤维铺放 / 工艺参数优化 / 响应面法 / 层间粘结强度 / 方差分析 / 实验设计
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