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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...

Material Behavior in Simulation 101: by AutoForm Senior Application Engineer Yurdaer...

How best to handle material behaviors for simulation In this article Yurdaer Demiralp, Senior Application Engineer from AutoForm USA, provides an overview describing how exactly...

Renault Success Using TriboForm: the Renault Talisman Story

We have been saying it for some time. More and more automotive companies are demanding a more accurate description of tribology conditions in forming...

Stability Analysis for Dimensional Accuracy Measurement Conditions in Sheet Metal Forming...

By Hironori Imai, Senior Application Engineer, AutoForm Japan.In recent years, stamping simulation has become indispensable for the design and creation of stamped parts, the...

The Pictures Say it All: No More Splits at Royal EG...

How Royal EG Drastically Reduced Tryout Cost Thanks to Robustness Analyses In this article Chanho Lee, AutoForm Technical Manager Korea, demonstrates a robustness analysis success story...

Value Engineering 2: Enabling Software for Cost Projections- Axel Maurer,...

What if a Live Link Could be Established Between Part Design, Process Layout and Cost Calculation to Bring About Revolutionary Cost Engineering? In this interview...

Inside the CAM Report: Automotive OEM Market Positions and Dynamics in...

Christoph Weber AutoForm China - Software Solutions for Sheet Metal Forming in AutomotiveThe Center of Automotive Management (CAM) released the following study on Market...

DieDesigner for a Die Designer: Thinking About a Better Way

A Die Designer's Change in Perspective on CAD vs. AutoForm in the Initial Simulation Setup Bryan Lang has a lot of experience in the tool...

Cloud Manufacturing Simulation: Why Now?

David Waltzman Addresses Why the Cloud is Needed for OEMs Using SimulationRunning Finite Element Analysis (FEA) used to be reserved for PhD analysts in...

New Model Tooling at Nissan: AutoForm Simulation at its BEST in...

In this article we examine how the successful evaluation of Robustness and Tryout Mapping by Nissan resulted in a push for AutoForm-Sigmaplus   to routinely...

NEEDED or Not? Computing Flow Conditions Inside Cooling Channels?

How Effective is CFD Technology Really? Michael Düring Interview One of the arguments heard in the world of sheet metal forming simulation is that it’s...

Split Testing Your Parts to Reduce BIW Cost with AutoForm

Now You Can Examine Two Concepts Side By Side in One Software with Real World Cost Based on Your Own Supplier Quotes and Internal...

Finding Those Cracks with a Robustness Analysis in Pictures from Korea

How Jinmyung Precision Drastically Reduced Tryout Cost Thanks to Robustness Analyses In this two parts series Chanho Lee, Technical Manager AutoForm Korea, shares his experience in...

Dimitris Servis Talks the Digitalization of Tryout

Dr. Dimitris Servis: AutoForm Project Manager Talks the Digital Factory & Industry 4.0 Today we are well into the deployment of Industry 4.0 principles in...

Early Feasibility and Blank Size Estimates in Just Five Minutes

It’s More than Just “Flattening” the Part In this post an AutoForm Application Engineer explains why you need to use AutoForm-Stamping-Adviser-FormCheck. A tool for early...

Value Engineering 1/3: Enter State of the Art Planning Solution- Expert...

The Future of Optimizing Cost Planning in One Big Sweep An overview of optimizing value engineering is given in this article thanks to Axel Maurer,...

Two AutoForm Experts Interviewed on AutoForm-HemPlannerplus

In this interview, Natàlia Domínguez, Technical Product Manager, and Michael Düring, Product Manager, both from AutoForm share their insights based on their interactions and...

Cut then Formed and Hardened at the Same Time? How Asteer...

A Prime Example of Developing New Hotforming Methods Using Simulation Tools A unique technology named the “Smart Hot Press” or SHP has been developed by Asteer...

Examine Your Countermeasures: AutoForm Problem Solving

Combining Two AutoForm Solutions to Overcome Surface Defects In this blog post Hisashi Takizawa, Division Manager & Technical Expert of AutoForm Japan, introduces the linked...

Lighter-Stronger- Cheaper: Three Awards Given! Asteer Japan Develops SHP Hot Press...

Ready, Set, Press! Hot Press Heating Reduced from 5 Minutes to 5 Seconds Power cost reduced by 20%, Facility area reduced by 90% Asteer Co....

Forming and Quenching Parts in Hot Forming Simulation

The Complexities of Calculating Temperature Distribution Brought to Life – an Interview with Michael Düring AutoForm Joining us today Michael Düring, Product Manager at AutoForm...

Virtual Tryout of Hot-Forming? YES it’s Possible: Here’s How it’s Done...

In this article we demonstrate the finalization of process conditions for a hotforming process using images from AutoForm’s unique ‘tryout-mode’ which allows for adjustments...

Developing a New Drawbead Model for Efficient Simulation

Introducing the Adaptive Equivalent Drawbead Model with Dr. Igor Burchitz, Technical Product Manager In this article we cover a new adaptive line bead model which was...

Friction and Lubrication Modelling in Sheet Metal Forming:

Influence of lubrication amount, tool roughness and sheet coating on product quality TriboForm has been a hot item in the world of social media. Here...

Guest Blog Invitation: Publish Your Sheet Metal Story on AutoFormingWorld as...

Now you can reach the worldwide sheet metal community by posting your content here FormingWorld invites you to feature your brand, research and success stories...
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