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Influences of the Binder force on Springback Results

In this blog post, Fernando Tersetti, Application Engineer from AutoForm Brazil, offers a comparison of springback results, between the use of a constant force...

Renault SA Proves Simulation Accuracy for Press-Hardening Processes

The automotive industry is currently facing various challenges in terms of design concepts. Legal regulations in a highly competitive market force automotive OEMs and...

Systematic Drawbead Design for Optimal Process Definition

Drawbead Reduction Strategy Put to the Test on B-Pillar TrialIn this blog post we cover a method that can be utilized for systematic drawbead...

Description of EFB Research Projects for Metal Forming

In this interview Hung Nguyen, Application Engineer from AutoForm Germany, describes three current projects researching sheet metal forming at EFB and how they impact...

Impact of Flow Conditions in Cooling Channels on Thermal Cycling Part...

Part Three: Needed or Not? Computing Flow Conditions Inside Cooling Channels.The impact of the position of the...

The Unique Automatic Issues Detection for Forming Simulation

Making Life Easy with Incremental Analysis and Change TrackingIn this article Adithya Ramamurthy and Gianfranco Ruggiero join an interview to talk about AutoForm’s special...

The Dangers of Direct Labor-Based Costing at Manufacturers

In this guest post on value engineering Doug Hicks, President of D. T. Hicks & Co, describes the pitfalls of labor-based costing when used...

Aluminium Forming Meets Friction & Lubrication with TriboForm

In this blog post we reveal a case study for problematic aluminium hood-outer whereby splits were observed along the part during try-out. Those splits...

Modelling of Coining in Stamping Processes – Inside AutoForm’s New Thick...

In this blog post we will have a closer look to coining which takes place in stamping operations and the usage of new thick...

The New Smart Die Design Processes and Springback Compensation Method

The Workshop of Japanese Society for Die and Mold Technology has been taken placed in Fukui, Japan on Nov 29, 2018. An introduction about...

Who is “the Metal Whisperer?” Interview with Christian Beschorner on the...

In this interview Christian Beschorner, also known as the “metal whisperer” by his peers, reveals how attitudes have changed towards FEA metal forming solutions, from...

Safety Components as the New Lightweighting Option for 2019

Plenty of Sheet Metal Forming Opportunity Says Andrew Halonen, Mayflower Consulting LLC!I n this guest post, Andrew Halonen, President of Mayflower Consulting, LLC, presents a...

Watch the Video: Inside a Progressive Die Maker’s Tool Shop Fara...

AutoForm’s Gianfranco Ruggiero Visits Customer Fara StampiIn this short article AutoForm Product Manager Gianfranco Ruggiero introduces the video below with a covering his in-house...

Reducing Tool Recuts with Virtual Tryout vs. Tryout Reality

Where to Invest Your Time to Reduce Tool Recuts: an InterviewIn this engaging interview Volkan Karakus, Senior Application Engineer AutoForm Germany, describes the tryout...

The Use of Analysis Standards and Their Purpose in the Engineering...

Today's car bodies are made of some 150 - 200 parts. They all have to be functional, serving their design purpose. We can distinguish...

An Inside Look at Automatic Simulation and Analysis Report Generation

Let’s Look at Report Transparency for Sharing Simulation FilesIn this article Karan Bhise, Application Engineer AutoForm USA, demonstrates the ease of generating reports for...

Board Interview: Bart Carleer, Corporate Technical Director, Talks AutoForm’s Future!

In this interview Bart Carleer, Corporate Technical Director and member of AutoForm’s Board of Directors, outlines AutoForm’s future, its milestone successes and his views...

TriboForm Strikes Again: Covering the all-new Volvo V60

In this blog post we see how Volvo Cars includes tribological effects in stamping simulations with TriboForm. Special focus is given to the early...

EBZ SysTec’s Approach to Efficient Draw Bead Modelling

The Evolution in Draw Bead Modelling and Best Practices There has been plenty of approaches implemented aiming at substantially decreasing modelling and computation times for...

The Paradigm Shift in Brazil – Demonstrating Efficient Surface Development Speed...

Behind the Side Panel Benchmark Project in BrazilIn this brief interview Fernando Tersetti, Application Engineer from AutoForm Brazil, shares a recent experience of his,...

Springback Compensation Best Practices: a Strategic Guide

Essential Practices Towards Reliable Simulation Based on Outcomes In this interview, Adithya Ramamurthy, an Application Engineer at AutoForm USA, describes three essential practices geared towards...

StampingSimulation.com Simulating Your Parts Right in Partnership with AutoForm!

Thousands of parts, just like yours - simulated and confirmed with AutoForm AutoForm and StampingSimulation.com partnered in 2007, to deliver world class forming simulation services...

What is a Healthy Simulation?

A healthy simulation is the one that considers the real parameters as input and boundaries so that the tool can be built accordingly. In...

Mazda Tool Maker Keylex Corp: 80% Reduction of Task-Hours for Part...

A Speedy Delivery of Formability and Process Evaluations Using AutoFormHow to validate as many parts as possible in a short period of time? In...

Improved Single Part Design by Hemming Planning? Yes it’s Possible!

Two Roller Passes or Three Determined by New AutoForm UserThe results of the hemming process have a significant impact on appearance and assembly of...

Tooling and Piece Cost Estimation, the White Elephant in the Room

As the Last Generation of Cost Experts Retire How Will OEMs Replace them?In this article Steve Rozanski, Senior Application Engineer from AutoForm USA, talks...

In Pictures! Advanced Feasibility of Progressive Dies

Emrah Bayrak from AutoForm Demonstrates How to Resolve ProgDie Forming Issues Using AutoFormIn this post Emrah Bayrak, Technical Product Manager at AutoForm, demonstrates some...

Intelligent Blank Size Cost Minimization: Is Your Bidding Right? Closing the...

From Blank Size Development to Final Material Cost – Were Your Projections Right? In the sheet metal forming industry, material generates one of the largest...

Bridging the Gap between Tryout and Mass Production Based on Sensitivity...

This article presents a sensitivity study, aiming to bridge the gap between tryout and full-scale production with a focus on the effect of frictional...

Successful Simulation of Flexforming Processes at Quintus Technologies

Quintus Technologies Whitepaper Demonstrates Correlation Between Flexforming and Simulation For Ultra-high Strength Steels and other difficult to form materials.Quintus Technologies is a world leader...
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