We had the honor to be selected as the computer simulation partner for a recent Auto/Steel Partnership (A/SP) study that considered the feasibility of using higher strength and advanced high-strength steels to achieve weight reductions of hemmed closure panels: project…

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Achieving the highest possible quality with reduced time-to-market and reduced costs has always been the goal of the automotive industry and, because of competition; this “concept” has been taken to the limit. Sheet metal forming is one of the areas…

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One of the most time-consuming and difficult-to-predict aspects of die build and tryout for progressive dies is the development and validation of the blanking cuts. Blanking is often a series of cutouts used to trim the flat coil material and…

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In previous posts, we discussed the industry challenge of springback. Everybody wants a springback “silver bullet” or easy solution for Springback Compensation—alternative geometry in the tooling, which allows the stamped part to have the desired shape after elastic deformation recovery….

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