Journal of the Japan Society for Technology of Plasticity
Online ISSN : 1882-0166
Print ISSN : 0038-1586
ISSN-L : 0038-1586
Analysis of Steel Hot Stamping and Magnesium Warm Drawing
Ninshu MAToshiro AMAISHINobuhiko SUGITOMOHidetaka ITO
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2016 Volume 57 Issue 662 Pages 258-263


With the increasing application of hot-stamped parts to automobile bodies and warm-drawn parts of magnesium alloys to electrical devices, simulation has become a basic approach to formability evaluation when designing parts and tools. However, the thermal-mechanical coupling phenomena induced in the hot-stamping process and warm-drawing process are complicated. To accurately simulate these complicated phenomena, a finite-element model for B-pillar hot stamping was created and transient temperature distribution was simulated. The thickness distribution and hardness distribution in a hot stamped B-pillar were predicted. Furthermore, a temperature-dependent anisotropic material model combined with the Hill48 yield function was developed for the simulation of the warm-drawing of magnesium alloys. The predicted results agreed well with experimental ones and simulation accuracy was demonstrated using the newly developed models.

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