Rubber-Pad Forming Processes
  • Release Date : 14 March 2012
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Genre : Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 310 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780857095497
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Download or read book entitled Rubber-Pad Forming Processes by author: Maziar Ramezani which was release on 14 March 2012 and published by Elsevier with total page 310 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. This book describes different types of rubber-pad forming processes currently being studied for their experimental and numerical advantages and disadvantages. Rubber forming adopts a rubber pad contained in a rigid box in which one of the tools (die or punch) is replaced by the rubber pad. Up to 60% of all sheet metal parts in aircraft industry such as frames, seat parts, ribs, windows and doors are fabricated using rubber-pad forming processes. Key process parameters such as rubber material, stamping velocity, rubber-pad hardness and thickness and friction conditions are investigated. The potential role of rubber as a flexible punch in metal working processes is to give insight to engineers about different parts that can be produced using this process The procedure of suitable die design for each process is presented in detail Full defect analysis is undertaken with a thorough report presented to optimize rubber-pad forming processes