Forging Process Modeling

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<<... The final design is eventually reached through a laborious trial-and-error process requiring manufacture of many prototype dies ...>>
 
<<... Computer modeling can substantially reduce procurement times and costs — as well as optimize material properties such as yield strength, ultimate strength, grain flow, and grain size ...>>
 
 
3D simulation of a forging process
Example of yield strength variation in a forging
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