KEM 2009 DOI: 10.4028/ View full text
Diane J. Mynors, Martin English, Michael Castellucci

Abstract: The cold rolled forming process passes flat sheet metal through a series of roll tool sets resulting in complex final section profiles. The sheet metal is deformed both while in contact with the rolls and while in between the roll. Some of the variables in this process include the roll tool set and hence progression design and the designer; the metal type and its thickness; and the sectional profile and the associated tolerances required by the customer. When a customer orders a new profile the roll tool and …

expand abstract