Simulation and Optimization of Die Forging Process for High Pressure Valve Bonnet
In this paper, the multi-stage die forging process of a high pressure valve bonnet was simulated by 3D coupled thermal-mechanical rigid-viscoplastic finite element (FE) method. The deformation and the metal flow field of billet were obtained. Based on the simulation, two optimized schemes were put forward for improving the yield. Both of them can save material and ensure the stability of billet during the forging process. The study can provide scientific theory foundation for practical engineering applications.
Zhengyi Jiang, Xianghua Liu, Sihai Jiao and Jingtao Han
J. L. Zhang et al., "Simulation and Optimization of Die Forging Process for High Pressure Valve Bonnet", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 652-654, pp. 2053-2056, 2013