Forming Tests for Laser Welded Blanks

Claus Bagger, Flemming Ove Olsen, Mads Rasmussen

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    In this paper different means for testing the formability of new material combinations used as tailored blanks in the automotive industry are presented. The following forming techniques will be described and their benefits and drawbacks presented :Limiting Dome Height test (LDH)Limiting Drawing Ratio test (LDR)Tensile testBulge testMarziniak testPractical examples obtained for laser welded blanks are shown. In combination, tensile tests and the Bulge test can form the so-called Forming Limiting Curves and examples of curves obtained from laser welded blanks are shown.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publication31st ISATA international Conference
    Place of PublicationCroydon, England
    PublisherISATA, Düsseldorf Trade Fair
    Publication date1998
    Publication statusPublished - 1998
    Event31st ISATA international Conference - Düsseldorf, Germany
    Duration: 1 Jan 1998 → …


    Conference31st ISATA international Conference
    CityDüsseldorf, Germany
    Period01/01/1998 → …

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