Mathematical Modeling and Experimental Verification of Stationary Waterjet Cleaning Process
The use of stationary waterjet for the removal of coating material from the substrate is investigated analytically and experimentally. In the analysis, the cleaning width as a function of standoff distance, water pressure, and nozzle radius is derived by considering the structure of waterjet and the cleaning mechanism. Also derived are the relations of the optimal cleaning standoff distance and maximum cleaning width to the critical cleaning standoff distance, and how the water pressure and nozzle radius affect this critical standoff distance. These derived analytical relations are verified with experimental results.
M. Leu et al., "Mathematical Modeling and Experimental Verification of Stationary Waterjet Cleaning Process," Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Jan 1998.
The definitive version is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.2830161
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Keywords and Phrases
Water Pressure; Coating Processes; Coatings; Modeling; Nozzles; Mechanisms
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