Study on Hydraulic Deep Drawing of Square Cups


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The friction holding effect and the friction reducing effect occurring during Hydraulic Deep Drawing and the pre-bulging resulting in more plastic deformation on products are applied on sheet hydro-forming. For Hydraulic Deep Drawing of a square cup, the thickness distribution and the relation between the height and the pressure of pre-bulging are simulated with SPCC steels as the specimen by the finite element method. An experimental apparatus of sheet hydro-forming has been constructed to carry out the hydraulic deep drawing experiments of square cups. Experimental thickness distribution and punch load are compared with simulation results. Good agreement was found. The flow patterns of the circular and square blanks with the condition of being firmly pressed against the punch observed from the experiments are in agreement with the predicted results.Keywords:Hydraulic Deep Drawing, sheet hydro-forming, finite element method



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Yeong-Maw Hwang and Cho-Pei Jiang




T. F. Huang et al., "Study on Hydraulic Deep Drawing of Square Cups", Key Engineering Materials, Vol. 626, pp. 334-339, 2015

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August 2014




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