DOI: 10.1016/j.aime.2021.100057
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Model approaches for closed-loop property control for flow forming

Markus Riepold,Bahman Arian,Julian Rozo Vasquez,Werner Homberg,Frank Walther,Ansgar Trächtler

Flow (mathematics)
Forming processes
The implementation of control systems in metal forming processes improves product quality and productivity. By controlling workpiece properties during the process, beneficial effects caused by forming can be exploited and integrated in the product design. The overall goal of this investigation is to produce tailored tubular parts with a defined locally graded microstructure by means of reverse flow forming. For this purpose, the proposed system aims to control both the desired geometry of the workpiece and additionally the formation of strain-induced α′-martensite content in the metastable austenitic stainless steel AISI 304 L. The paper introduces an overall control scheme, a geometry model for describing the process and changes in the dimensions of the workpiece, as well as a material model for the process-induced formation of martensite, providing equations based on empirical data. Moreover, measurement systems providing a closed feedback loop are presented, including a novel softsensor for in-situ measurements of the martensite content.
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Model approaches for closed-loop property control for flow forming” is a paper by Markus Riepold Bahman Arian Julian Rozo Vasquez Werner Homberg Frank Walther Ansgar Trächtler published in the journal Advances in industrial and manufacturing engineering in 2021. It was published by Elsevier. It has an Open Access status of “gold”. You can read and download a PDF Full Text of this paper here.