Serhat Kaya

Graduate Research Assistant, ERC/NSM
The Ohio State University
1971 Neil Ave.
1971 Neil Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210


Phone: 614-292-9267
nsmwww.eng.ohio-state.edu

Stamping | Articles

Blanking developments - Part III

September 11, 2007 | By Serhat Kaya, Taylan Altan, Ph.D.

During high-speed blanking, press stroking rate and punch speeds, are higher than in conventional blanking. As a result, the shear zone has a higher strain rate, which affects a workpiece's sheared surface temperature and the tool surface.

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Fastblanking cycle diagram

Stamping | Articles

Blanking developments - Part II

August 8, 2007 | By Serhat Kaya, Taylan Altan, Ph.D.

Fineblanking in various forms is increasingly becoming accepted by the automotive industry for producing sheet metal components with smooth edges that don't require additional finishing operations.

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Ejector counter punch

Stamping | Articles

Blanking developments - Part I

July 10, 2007 | By Serhat Kaya, Taylan Altan, Ph.D.

Fineblanking allows the production of sheet metal components with smooth edges in a single press stroke. This column discusses basic terminology and the principles of this process.

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Hydroforming | Articles

Hydroforming tapered engineered tubes

June 8, 2004 | By Chuck Smith, Taylan Altan, Ph.D., Prashant Soman, Serhat Kaya, Yingyot Aue-u-lan

Hydroforming often results in localized thinning. Using engineered tubes—tubes that have a thicker wall where the tube is most prone to thinning—can result in a stronger finished component.

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Automobile fuel tanks

Hydroforming | Articles

Hydroforming of passenger car fuel tanks

October 24, 2002 | By Serhat Kaya

Passenger car fuel tanks have for many years been made out of plastic. To reduce MTBE leaks in the groundwater, the Department of Energy, The State of California, and the Western States Petroleum Association are studying material alternatives such as high-strength steel, stainless steel and aluminum gas tanks.

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