Taylan Altan, Ph.D.

Professor and Director, ERC/NSM
The Ohio State University
1971 Neil Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210


Phone: 614-292-5063
www.cpforming.org
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R&D Update: Lubrication and galling in stamping of galvanized AHSS - Part III

April 15, 2008 | By Taylan Altan, Ph.D.

Forming of galvanized AHSS involves higher contact pressures at the tool-workpiece interface compared to forming mild steel. Under these severe interface conditions, improper selection of lubricants, tool materials and tool coatings may result in high scrap rates and galling in stamping production.. Based on SDT results, polymer-based lubricant with EP additives and water-soluble DFL were found to be most effective, Synthetic lubricants showed also reasonably small frictional responses with a PVD coated die in forming GA coated strips.

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Stamped component figure 1a

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Dissecting defects - Part III

December 11, 2007 | By Taylan Altan, Ph.D.

Editor's Note: This article is part of a three-part series. Part I categorizes defect types and discusses the factors that affect formed part quality; Part II covers various destructive and nondestructive tests for evaluating incoming material; and Part III is an introduction to process monitoring systems.

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Dissecting defects

December 11, 2007 | By Taylan Altan, Ph.D.

Dissecting Defects is a three-part series.

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Dome height

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Dissecting defects - Part II

November 6, 2007 | By Taylan Altan, Ph.D.

Editor's Note: This article is part of a three-part series. Part I categorizes defect types and discusses the factors that affect formed part quality; Part II covers various destructive and nondestructive tests for evaluating incoming material; and Part III is an introduction to process monitoring...

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Stamping quality defects

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Dissecting defects - Part I

October 9, 2007 | By Taylan Altan, Ph.D.

Editor's Note: This article is part of a three-part series. Part I categorizes defect types and discusses the factors that affect formed part quality; Part II covers various destructive and nondestructive tests for evaluating incoming material; and Part III is an introduction to process monitoring systems.

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Shear zone geometry characteristics

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Blanking developments

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

Editor's Note: This is Part IIIof a three-part series on blanking developments. Part I, which appeared in the July issue, focused on fineblanking and tool design. Part II, which ran in the August issue, covered fineblanking part and process design guidelines.This column was prepared by Serhat Kaya,...

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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

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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

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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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Stamping Diagram

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Stamping research gains support

June 12, 2007 | By Taylan Altan, Ph.D.

Global competition continues to force the metal forming industry to reduce costs, improve technology, and increase productivity. With these trends in mind, the Ohio State University (OSU) and Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) established in June 2006 the Center for Precision Forming to focus on the needs of the metal forming industry.

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Grind die diagram figure 2

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Servo press forming applications

May 8, 2007 | By Taylan Altan, Ph.D.

A servomotor gives a press slide motion flexibility in terms of accurate speed, motion, and position control. This flexibility produces infinite slide motion variations that may improve part quality and operations such as painting and assembly during one press stroke.

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R&D Update: Servo press forming applications - Part III

May 8, 2007 | By Taylan Altan, Ph.D.

This column discusses several applications of servomotor-driven mechanical presses for forming at room temperature and at elevated temperatures.

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R&D Update: Servo press forming applications - Part II

April 10, 2007 | By Taylan Altan, Ph.D.

Servo presses are classified into two main types based on their drive systems: direct drives with high-torque, low-speed servomotors, or low-torque, high- speed servomotors.

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R&D Update: Servo press forming applications - Part I

March 13, 2007 | By Taylan Altan, Ph.D.

A servomotor gives a press slide motion flexibility in terms of accurate speed, motion, and position control. This flexibility produces infinite slide motion variations that may improve part quality and operations such as painting and assembly during one press stroke.

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R&D Update: Hot-stamping boron-alloyed steels for automotive parts - Part I

February 13, 2007 | By Taylan Altan, Ph.D.

Hot-stamped parts are being used increasingly in cars in Europe and North America. Ultrahigh-strength steels, like boron alloys, which meet automotive safety and crash requirements, are difficut to form with cold stamping, so hot stamping with die quenching has been applied.

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