Numerical simulation of hot forging process in production of axisymmetric automobile parts

Hazim Basic, Mehmed Duharkic, Senad Burak


The finite element method and the DEFORM software were used for the plastic metal flow prediction of ring shaped parts. Various parameters that affect the forging operation are the material characteristics like material strength, ductility, deformation rate, temperature sensitivity and frictional characteristics of the workpiece, preform design, die design and die material. Numerical simulation has been done for axisymmetric automobile parts. The procedure of numerical modeling contains all simulations phases like the movement of preform from inductor to the tool, placement and setting of preform piece inside the tool before the blow in order to get as good result as possible. These techniques are used to reduce the amount of input material for forgings, extend the lifetime of forging dies, and prevent defects in forged components.

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Digital Object Identifier DOI: 10.21533/pen

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