Sharing Discussions on Simulating Aluminum in China The use of aluminum parts in cars helps to overcome today’s challenges of automotive industry such as lightweight construction particularly for EVs, higher energy efficiency and sustainability, increasing passenger safety and meeting tightening…

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From University Research Project to International Success How Two Young Guys Captured the Simulation Market Through Their Expertise in Tribology It’s a grassroots story that deserves respect. Today TriboForm is known in the simulation world as a branch of AutoForm…

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Tryout and Production Map Standards in AutoForm-Sigmaplus According to Marc Lambriks, General Manager at AutoForm Netherlands, there is no substitute to using the try-out and production map standards in AutoForm Sigma. Four questions were put to him to find out…

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A First Interview with More Interviews to Follow As a part of our new blogging approach at AutoForm you’ll be seeing a number of interviews which bring our team to the forefront. You’ll get to know our team as we…

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See Our Systematic Process Improvement Approach on June the 4th-7th, Atlanta U.S.A In order to improve the set-up of industrial press hardening processes, companies and researchers are spending remarkable efforts on the design and positioning of cooling channels. Following the…

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As you may have heard the new AutoFormplus R7 has been released. So what upgrades does it bring? This blog post is about two major enhancements. AutoFormplus R7 delivers the next level of process simulation by offering new functionalities at your fingertips….

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Maturing isn’t only for good wine. It also creates software that delivers the latest trends. It is our belief at AutoForm that the understanding of bringing forming related fabrication processes into virtualization goes hand in hand with providing the customer…

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Robustness – what is it and how does it relate to strawberry pies? In several previous posts we have talked about robustness and the repeatability of processes, and how the process might vary in its output relative to the changing…

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During the past 20 years, stamping simulation has brought tremendous change to the way stamping processes are defined and validated, stamping tools are designed and built, and stampings are produced. Without state-of-the-art simulation tools, today’s complex stampings using high-tech sheet…

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“If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.” Systematic process improvement, as described in several previous posts (Adjusting complex process variables: Drawbead shapes, Virtual Tryout or Process Engineering?,What is passing?, In the rearview mirror, Infinitely adjustable presses, when should…

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