Development of a collaborative online knowledge management system for incremental sheet forming
Thomas Bremen, David Bailly, Marthe Vanhulst, Hans Vanhove, Joost R. Duflou, Gerhard Hirtdownload PDF
Abstract. Incremental sheet forming (ISF) has a high potential to produce individualized products and prototypes or small series from sheet metal. The universal forming tool, as well as the digital process control, in principle, allow a fast realization from design to a finished component. However, a high level of testing and planning is often required to achieve the necessary geometric accuracy. A large number of scientific studies on process parameters and process variants have led to significant progress in the specific studied cases. Nevertheless, this progress can often not be transferred to arbitrary component geometries. Despite the many valuable detailed scientific findings, there is a lack of a holistic overview. The translation of case specific findings to a broad range of real application components is missing. Due to the large number and complexity of process parameters as well as a wide variety of possible component geometries, a systematic collection of knowledge and experience is required. Therefore, this paper describes the development of a web-based database for process data of incremental sheet forming. This database should first of all allow component data and associated process data to be recorded, completely and reproducibly. By sharing the database with a large number of research teams and end users, an intensive exchange of experience can take place systematically and new knowledge can be generated collaboratively.
Incremental Sheet Forming, Knowledge Management, Accuracy
Published online 3/17/2023, 8 pages
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Citation: Thomas Bremen, David Bailly, Marthe Vanhulst, Hans Vanhove, Joost R. Duflou, Gerhard Hirt, Development of a collaborative online knowledge management system for incremental sheet forming, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 25, pp 45-52, 2023
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