Do You Really Need to Account for Phase Changes During Warm & Hot Forming of Aluminum? One of the numerous topics discussed at the CHS2 conference in Atlanta in June of this year was the warm- and hotforming of aluminum…

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Withstanding Variations in Sheet Metal Properties to Achieve Robust Stamping Processes When you design a component (of an automobile, household machines, or anything) you want to be sure that this part would be safe under worst conditions (car crash, bad…

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Revisiting Volkswagen’s Tool Shop Selection of ProcessDesignerforCATIA  as Their Tool of Choice During the past decades AutoForm created solutions to cover the engineering of car body parts along the  entire process chain, acquiring  an impressive know-how and establishment in the…

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How Simulation Get’s it Right A Look at Simulation Results for Optimal Split Removal Cars that carry a certain ‘prestige’ are built to appeal to their buyers through their style. It’s no wonder therefore that in order to be successful…

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An Interview with Jan Harmen Wiebenga with the Inside Story Following our last post we wanted to go more into the TriboForm story. It was after all fascinating to find out how two young entrepreneurs transformed their research into a…

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The Inside Scoop of HOW Assembly and Forming Simulations Together Create a Better World for Auto Manufacturers Some people you never see again. They leave looking for greener fields in the automotive industry. But our Burkhard Ravagni is like a…

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The Video Portal and Community Users of ProcessDesignerforCATIA NEED to Join to Enjoy its Full Capabilities Welcome friends and readers, For users of AutoForm-ProcessDesignerforCATIA this blog post shares insight into the Video Portal which offers a range of interactive training…

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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 an additional module for…

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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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