Springback of sheet metal stamped parts is a challenge faced by tooling suppliers and their customers; parts produced in stamping dies require significant effort in engineering and simulation to arrive at reasonable dimensional accuracy during process design. Conventional methods for…

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Modeling of sheet metal stamping can raise many questions regarding the validity of engineering decisions based on finite element analysis. Knowing only the grade and thickness of the material modeled can still leave some open questions regarding the “known” parameters…

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There is a long history of people promoting the idea of simultaneous engineering of product and processes. However, in many cases, the term “simultaneous engineering” is generally a euphemism for early hand-off (or outright throwing over the wall) of preliminary…

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