Int. J. of Nanomanufacturing   »   2017 Vol.13, No.1

 

 

Title: The forming characteristic in the single-point incremental forming of a complex shape

 

Authors: Van-Cuong Do; Bong-Hyun Lee; Seung-Han Yang; Young-Suk Kim

 

Addresses:
Graduate School, Kyungpook National University, Daegu 41566, Korea
Daegu-Gyeongbuk Center, Korea Automotive Technology Institute, Daegu 711-892, Korea
School of Mechanical Engineering, Kyungpook National University, Daegu 41566, Korea
School of Mechanical Engineering, Kyungpook National University, Daegu 41566, Korea

 

Abstract: Incremental sheet forming is popularly applied because of its reduced cost, flexibility, and applicability for small batch production. To reduce the manufacturing cost and time consumption, the incremental forming of a complex shape is implemented by combining two forming methods into one process: positive and negative incremental forming. The experiments were done to confirm the applicable ability of the method with the material aluminium Al3004-P. The finite element simulation was done with the ABAQUS explicit finite element code, and its results were compared with the experimental results.

 

Keywords: single point incremental forming; complex shapes; finite element analysis; FEA; simulation; sheet forming; aluminium.

 

DOI: 10.1504/IJNM.2017.10003134

 

Int. J. of Nanomanufacturing, 2017 Vol.13, No.1, pp.33 - 42

 

Available online: 14 Feb 2017

 

 

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