Metal Formability Certificate Program

This program provides a basic overview of the metal formability process with an in-depth look at techniques and practices that are sure to enhance your operations.

Class Details

Class Name:
Metal Formability Certificate Program
Description:
This program provides a basic overview of the metal formability process with an in-depth look at techniques and practices that are sure to enhance your operations.
Audience:
Tool and die makers and designers, die engineers, sheet metal product designers, sheet metal product release engineers, operators, managers, purchasing, stamping manufacturers, plant managers, and anyone who is a practitioner of formability measurements for formability improvement.
Duration:
3 Day Course
Language:
English

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the differences between feasibility, manufacturability, and capability
  • Read and interpret Formability plots from FEA applications
  • Read and interpret Forming Limit Diagrams
  • Effectively record and report on stamping formability
  • Determine potential corrective actions to address formability issues
  • Apply a formability analysis systems that addresses product design through tooling launch 

Outline At-a-Glance

  • Identify Critical Process Outputs
  • Identify Critical Process Inputs
  • Define Measurement Strategies and tracking methods
  • Formability Measurement
  • Define and perform Strain Analysis
  • Identify FLD (forming limit diagram)
  • Define Thinning Strain Analysis
  • Formability Analysis
  • Identify Common Tools
  • Plan for Product Feasibility
  • Plan for Manufacturing Feasibility
  • Plan for Die Verification
  • Failures, Variability and Corrective Actions
  • Formability System Process Control

Job Roles