The apparatus described allows replication of real joints with field scale asperities. It employs a diamond band-saw blade with computer-controlled feed table to cut joints with high precision. The feed system is capable of placement to tolerances similar to those of a high quality computer plotter.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Proceedings - Symposium on Rock Mechanics|
|Editors||Howard L. Hartman|
|Publisher||Soc of Mining Engineers of AIME|
|Number of pages||6|
|State||Published - Dec 1 1986|
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