Benchmarking mean-field models available in commercial FE software in application to two-blow forging of IN718 alloy

Benchmarking mean-field models available in commercial FE software in application to two-blow forging of IN718 alloy


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Abstract. This paper analyses the potential of standard mean-field models available in commercial FE software Deform®, Forge® and QForm® for a microstructural prediction during multistage forging process of Inconel 718 at conditions close to industrial ones. The special set of experimental trials including heating, forging, reheating and final forging were conducted on 5 MN hydraulic press with detailed measurements of temperature distributions, timings and forging parameters. The microstructure distribution was investigated after each stage of the process (optical and EBSD) and compared with the predictions obtained in three softwares. Standard and optional capabilities as well as limitations and challenges of the models were investigated, and some improvement ideas were proposed.

Mean-Field Modelling, JMAK-Type Models, Full-Field Modelling, FEA, Multi-Step Industrial Forging

Published online 4/19/2023, 10 pages
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Published under license by Materials Research Forum LLC., Millersville PA, USA

Citation: RESHETOV Aleksey, BYLYA Olga, Benchmarking mean-field models available in commercial FE software in application to two-blow forging of IN718 alloy, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 28, pp 683-692, 2023


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