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Description: Springback results from the elastic part of the forming operation. Removing the bending moment used to produce the angle α2 the sheet springs back by an angle Δα. Springback is a function of yield stress, strain hardening and pre-straining. It can be reduced or compensated for by proper use of material and technology. This interactive simulation schematically shows the springback penomenon. Move the sliders to alter the various parameters and click on "Test" button to view the resultant springback.
Keywords: sheet • bending • springback • yield stress • strain hardening • pre-straining • aluminium • forming • processing • alumatter • animation
Categories: Materials > Metals & alloys > Aluminium & alloys
Processes > Shaping > Deformation > Sheet forming
Product Forms > Flat > Sheet
Created by: MATTER, The University of Liverpool
European Aluminium Association, Brussels
Contributions: Jürgen Hirsch, Hydro Aluminium Deutschland GmbH
Stefan Wagner, Universität Stuttgart
Jens Baur, Universität Stuttgart
Alexander Felde, Universität Stuttgart
Peter Unseld, Universität Stuttgart
Panajotis Delinasakis, Universität Stuttgart
Mihai Vulcan, Universität Stuttgart
Dorel Banabic, Universität Stuttgart
Marc Ryckeboer, Sapa
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Date created: 21 February 2005
Date added: 21 December 2009
Package: aluMATTER: Forming in Aluminium
Resource ID: 2587