Title: Development of an auto-painting technology for dental burs

Authors: C.K. Huang, J.H. Lin, Y.S. Tarng

Addresses: Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei 106, Taiwan, ROC; Department of Mechatronic Technology, Tungnan University, Shen-Keng, Taipei 222, Taiwan, ROC. ' Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei 106, Taiwan, ROC. ' Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei 106, Taiwan, ROC

Abstract: This paper describes the development of an auto-painting machine of dental burs using computer-integrated technology to complete the mechatronic work. Computer-aided techniques are employed in the design of the painting system, allowing clear presentation of ideas and modifications to be made easily. The proposed automatic design proves to be superior to manual operation, not only in terms of greater efficiency and higher quality, but also lower production costs.

Keywords: dental burs; painting automation; computer-integrated technology; machine design; mechatronics; paint system design.

DOI: 10.1504/IJCAT.2007.015704

International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology, 2007 Vol.30 No.1/2, pp.137 - 146

Published online: 09 Nov 2007 *

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