In a cutting comparison between X-C-Z and X-C-B Slow Tool Servo techniques, the rotational B-axis achieved comparable figure results to the linear Z-axis, but finish suffered due to sub-divisional errors of the B-axis encoder.
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G. E. Davis, J. W. Roblee, S. M. Omecinski, and A. Hedges, "Comparison of Linear Z-Axis and Rotational B-Axis Freeform Diamond Turning," in International Optical Design Conference and Optical Fabrication and Testing , OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper OTuD1.
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