Determination of experimental axial and sideways metal flow in open die forging

B Aksakal, F H Osman, Alan N Bramley

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Abstract

For the sake of automation in open die forging; some preliminary experimental calculations such as measurement and calculation of metal flow in lateral and axial directions, and manipulation of the workpiece are evaluated. For a small batch production sequence, first a suitable workpiece manipulator is designed and manufactured accommodating all material displacement and movements, and solutions are presented to calculate the amount of material displaced from under flat tools in the axial and lateral directions. Comparisons between experimental flow measurements and calculations with theoretical results showed good agreement.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)576-583
Number of pages8
JournalMaterials & Design
Volume29
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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