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Aida America Corp
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Challenges, solutions for forming HSLA steel - TheFabricator

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Challenges, solutions for forming HSLA steel

June 30, 2010 | By Bob Southwell

To meet the challenges posed by forming HSLA for today's automotive weight-to-strength ratio such a high snap-through and springback, stampers can take advantage of press and tooling features to help. These include using a hydraulic or servo-driven press to perform dwell under load; higher draw pad pressure; higher energy; installing an oversized flywheel and motor combination; increasing draw radius in the part design; separating forms into additional die stations.

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