Sheet Metal Forming: Fundamentals
Chapter 2: Classification and Description of Sheet Metal Forming Operations
This chapter provides a concise, design-oriented summary of more than 30 sheet forming processes within the categories of bending and flanging, stretch forming, deep drawing, blank preparation, and incremental and hybrid forming. Each summary includes a description and diagram of the process and a bullet-point list identifying relevant equipment, materials, variations, and applications. The chapter also discusses critical process variables, interactions, and components and the classification of sheet metal parts based on geometry.
Taylan Altan, A. Erman Tekkaya, Classification and Description of Sheet Metal Forming Operations, Sheet Metal Forming: Fundamentals, Edited By Taylan Altan, A. Erman Tekkaya, ASM International, 2012, p 5–25, https://doi.org/10.31399/asm.tb.smff.t53400005
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