KEM 2009 DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/kem.410-411.401 View full text
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Ioannis Vasilakos, Jun Gu, Bachir Belkassem, Hugo Sol, Johan Verbert, Joost R. Duflou

Abstract: Single point incremental forming (SPIF) is a promising new production technique in which a metal sheet is formed stepwise by a spherical tool. However, the technique still shows some particularities. It is observed that the final geometry of a SPIF part can deviate significantly from the programmed tool path. As illustrated in this paper, elastic springback is only to a minor extent responsible for this phenomenon. The goal of the presented paper is to illustrate the gradual emergence of unintended deviations …

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