MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 80, 2016NUMIFORM 2016: The 12th International Conference on Numerical Methods in Industrial Forming Processes
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||IMS1: Engineering simulation of Bulk forming processes|
|Published online||24 October 2016|
Theoretical study on Cold Open Die Forging Process Optimization for Multipass Workability
1 Kalyani Centre for technology and innovation, Bharat Forge Ltd., Pune, India
2 Heavy Forge Division, Bharat Forge Ltd., Pune, India
3 Kalyni Carpenter Special Steels ltd., Pune, India
a Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cold Workability limits strength enhancement of austenitic materials through cold deformation. The intrinsic workability is the material characteristic whereas state-of-stress workability is governed by nature of applied stress, strain rate and geometry of deformation zone. For Cold Open Die Forging (CODF), multipass workability is essential. In this work, FEM tool FORGE-3 is used to optimize CODF on hydraulic press by analysis of stress-strain profiles and use of Latham-Cockroft damage criterion. Study recommends optimized process parameters, die combinations and pass-schedules.
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2016
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