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The Key to Rapid Sheet Metal Prototyping

The key to rapid sheet metal prototyping is simulation. Any sheet metal prototype that is not a simple bent or folded part, will…
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Springback

What is Springback in Forming Simulations and How to Identify It

During the forming process, springback occurs in every sheet metal part, even the most simple parts. In determining the magnitude and severity of…
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Deep Drawing

What is Deep Drawing and How Does the Process Work?

Deep drawing (in the context of sheet metal forming) is the process by which a flat sheet of steel is transformed into a…
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Splits in sheet metal forming routinely in simulation

Splits in Sheet Metal Forming: Causes and Solutions

Sheet metal forming involves applying force to a piece of metal to change its geometry, instead of removing any material. Among the more…
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