Sheet forming Dies to suit 500T Press

    Facility/equipment: Equipment

    • Advanced Forming Research Centre

    Description

    Purpose

    Hydraulically operated testing machine used to study the room temperature formability of sheet materials (thickness: 0.3 to 4mm) by conducting tests like Nakajima test, Marciniak test, Ericsson test, earing test and cupping tests

    Specifications

    — Testing of formability of sheet metal — Testing the influences of surface treatments, coatings and lubricants — Hydraulic cup extractor through integrated piston, with piston rod functioning via punch — Hydraulic opening and closing of tool head — Drawing force up to 1000kN — Ram stroke of 150mm — Deep draw speed of 0-750mm/min — Sample size up to 260mm wide

    Details

    NameSheet forming Dies to suit 500T Press
    Acquisition date22/03/13

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    Formability
    Pistons
    Testing
    Hydraulics
    Plant shutdowns
    Sheet metal
    Lubricants
    Surface treatment
    Coatings
    Temperature