Seijiro Oshima

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contact angle in deep drawing

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The importance of the contact angle in deep drawing

February 25, 2011 | By Seijiro Oshima

In deep drawing, if the contact angle between drawing stages is too large, cracks can appear and swelling can occur, resulting in scoring, curving, and imbalanced flange-lip roundness. Keeping the contact angle between 15 and 45 degrees is key to quality drawn parts.

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