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Numerical and experimental study of the thermal behaviour of coining and upsetting processes

Shamasundar, S and Tseng, AA and Aung, W and Biswas, SK (1993) Numerical and experimental study of the thermal behaviour of coining and upsetting processes. In: Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 36 (2). pp. 199-221.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0924-0136(93)90031-Z

Abstract

A numerical simulation technique has been employed to study the thermal behavior of hot-forging type forming processes. Experiments on the coining and upsetting of an aluminum billet were conducted to validate the numerical predictions. Typical forming conditions for both the coining and upsetting processes were then studied in detail. an electrical analogy scheme was used to determine the thermal contact resistance. This scheme can conviniently provide the interface characteristics for typical processing conditions, which normally involve high pressures and temperatures. A single forging cycle was first considered, and then a batch of twenty-five forgings was studied. Each forging cycle includes the billet mounting, ascent, loading, dwelling, unloading, descent, and billet removal stages. The temperature distribution in the first forging to be formed is found to be significantly different from that at the end of the batch. In industry, forging is essentially a batch operation. The influence of forming speed and reduction on thermal characteristics was investigated also. The variations that can occur in the process design by considering differences in temperature characteristics are discussed also.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Elsevier Science.
Department/Centre: Others
Date Deposited: 17 Feb 2011 07:24
Last Modified: 17 Feb 2011 07:24
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/35639

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