Effect of Lubrication on the Erichsen Test


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This study analyzes experimentally the influence of the friction between the sheet metal and the die surfaces on the results of the Erichsen test in terms of load-displacement curve of the punch, the normalized thickness measured at the specimen apex and the distance measured between the thinnest area of the specimen and the lateral surface of the blankholder. Two types of aluminium alloys, AA 2017 Al-Cu alloy (Al-4.5%Cu-1.0%Mn-1.0%Mg) and AA 5083 Al-Mg alloy (Al-4.5%Mg-1.0%Mn-0.15%Cr), with thickness of 1.0 mm are selected as the experimental materials for Erichsen test.



Edited by:

Katsuyuki Kida




G. Giuliano and F. Samani, "Effect of Lubrication on the Erichsen Test", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 365-366, pp. 425-428, 2013

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August 2013




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