New Tribo-systems for Cold Forming of Steel, Stainless Steel and Aluminium Alloys

Niels Bay (Invited author)

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Abstract

Globalisation of industrial production and increasing demands for environmentally benign solutions has forced cold forging industry to search for new, economically optimized tribo-systems, which are less harmful to the working as well as the global environment. The present paper describes efforts to find new alternatives, which fulfill these demands including new lubrication systems, new tool coatings and introduction of tailored tool and workpiece surfaces. The large costs involved in testing of new tribo-systems in production have emphasized the necessity of developing appropriate off-line testing methods to evaluate these new alternatives. Examples of such tests are presented.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of 46th International Cold Forging Group (ICFG) Plenary Meeting
Number of pages10
PublisherInternational Cold Forging Group
Publication date2013
Article number7-04
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Event46th ICFG Plenary Meeting - Paris, France
Duration: 15 Sep 201318 Sep 2013
Conference number: 46

Conference

Conference46th ICFG Plenary Meeting
Number46
CountryFrance
CityParis
Period15/09/201318/09/2013

Keywords

  • Cold forging
  • Lubricants
  • Tool coatings
  • Surface texturing
  • Testing

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