Pre-strain correction of forming limit curves

Pre-strain correction of forming limit curves

ARETZ Holger

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Abstract. Inherent features of the Nakajima test to determine forming limit curves (FLC) are inevitable bending strains and pre-strains originating from evolving punch contact in the early stage. Both effects are very annoying and bias the resulting FLC considerably, so that a direct comparison of materials with different gauges is impossible. In the present work, a simple computational procedure is developed to remove both effects from FLC data. Application examples demonstrate its capabilities.

Sheet Metal Forming, Forming Limit Curve, Strain-Path Dependence

Published online 4/24/2024, 10 pages
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Citation: ARETZ Holger, Pre-strain correction of forming limit curves, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 41, pp 948-957, 2024


The article was published as article 104 of the book Material Forming

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