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Issue No. 01 - January/February (2007 vol. 27)
ISSN: 0272-1716
pp: 82-88
Masatomo Inui , Ibaraki University
Atsushi Ohta , Mazda Motor Corporation
ABSTRACT
The authors present a GPU-based method for generating and verifying cutter paths for numerically controlled milling. A CAM system based on this technology is now employed in production at Mazda Motor Corporation for manufacturing stamping dies. This system can compute cutter paths more than 20 times faster than previous methods.
INDEX TERMS
GPU, CAD/CAM, numerically controlled milling, solid modeling, Minkowski sum, Boolean operation
CITATION
Masatomo Inui, Atsushi Ohta, "Using a GPU to Accelerate Die and Mold Fabrication", IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 27, no. , pp. 82-88, January/February 2007, doi:10.1109/MCG.2007.23
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