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…

Read more

 

Lately, one of the most frequently asked questions in metal forming simulation has been “Can your software model the effects of a servo press?” The answer to this question has been YES and NO. It’s YES because, with most metal…

Read more

 

In our previous post on the stamping system, several environmental variables within production sheet metal stamping are mentioned. In that post we listed variables such as blank surface, blank coating, tool surface, tool coating, and blank/die lubrication. These variables are…

Read more

 

The blank is one of the first parameters defined in a stamping simulation; it’s mechanical properties, shape, and location in the tool. However, many engineers underestimate the impact that the assumed blank shape and location will have on the final…

Read more

 

We are pleased that the SME (Society of Manufacturing Engineers) Stamping and Dies Technical Group and Metal Forming Simulation Technical Group will host a webinar on May 11th where AutoForm-ProcessEngineering along with Triboform will be discussed. Knowing which friction value is…

Read more

 
Translate »