Sheet Metal 2009

Volumes 410-411

doi: 10.4028/

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Authors: Marion Merklein, Martin Grüner

Abstract: The need of light weight construction for high efficient vehicles leads to the use of new materials like aluminium and magnesium alloys or...

Authors: M. Ertugrul, Peter Groche

Abstract: The hydroforming of sheet metals belongs to deep drawing processes, where the forming capacitiy is performed by a pressure medium. This...

Authors: Y. Abe, T. Kato, Kenichiro Mori

Abstract: To simplify the recycling of automobiles, aluminium alloy sheets were joined by means of a self-piercing rivet. Although steel rivets used...

Authors: Markku Keskitalo, Kari Mäntyjärvi

Abstract: The laser weldability of austenitic stainless steel (ASS) is good because of the material’s high absorptivity and favourable microstructure....

Authors: Fabrizio Quadrini, Erica Anna Squeo, Vincenzo Tagliaferri

Abstract: A process innovation is proposed by the authors to weld aluminum alloy tubes by means of a high power diode laser. In order to make the...

Authors: Li Han, Ken W. Young, R. Hewitt, N. Blundel, Martin Thornton

Abstract: The increased application of lightweight materials, such as aluminium has triggered many investigations into new joining techniques for...

Authors: Timothy Minton, Joe Au

Abstract: Friction stir welding is a solid state joining process which enables most metals and alloys to be welded without fusion temperatures...

Authors: Ian Pearson

Abstract: The effect of varying certain geometric and material property parameter on the stiffness of bonded joints has been investigated for both...

Authors: Horst Meier, Jan Brüninghaus, B. Buff, Alfred Hypki, Adrian Schyja, V. Smukala

Abstract: This paper describes a new development in incremental, robot-based sheet metal forming (Roboforming). Roboforming is a dieless sheet metal...

Authors: Dominik T. Matt

Abstract: Build-to-order was once the only way in which products were made, but limited the market to only the rich buyers. Mass production...


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