A T-Type Capacitive Sensor Capable of Measuring5-DOF Error Motions of Precision Spindles
AbstractThe precision spindle is a core component of high-precision machine tools, and the accurate measurement of its error motions is important for improving its rotation accuracy as well as the work performance of the machine. This paper presents a T-type capacitive sensor (T-type CS) with an integrated structure. The proposed sensor can measure the 5-degree-of-freedom (5-DOF) error motions of a spindle in-situ and simultaneously by integrating electrode groups in the cylindrical bore of the stator and the outer end face of its flange, respectively. Simulation analysis and experimental results show that the sensing electrode groups with differential measurement configuration have near-linear output for the different types of rotor displacements. What’s more, the additional capacitance generated by fringe effects has been reduced about 90% with the sensing electrode groups fabricated based on flexible printed circuit board (FPCB) and related processing technologies. The improved signal processing circuit has also been increased one times in the measuring performance and makes the measured differential output capacitance up to 93% of the theoretical values. View Full-Text
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Xiang, K.; Wang, W.; Qiu, R.; Mei, D.; Chen, Z. A T-Type Capacitive Sensor Capable of Measuring5-DOF Error Motions of Precision Spindles. Sensors 2017, 17, 1975.
Xiang K, Wang W, Qiu R, Mei D, Chen Z. A T-Type Capacitive Sensor Capable of Measuring5-DOF Error Motions of Precision Spindles. Sensors. 2017; 17(9):1975.Chicago/Turabian Style
Xiang, Kui; Wang, Wen; Qiu, Rongbo; Mei, Deqing; Chen, Zichen. 2017. "A T-Type Capacitive Sensor Capable of Measuring5-DOF Error Motions of Precision Spindles." Sensors 17, no. 9: 1975.
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