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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14b.a0005129
EISBN: 978-1-62708-186-3
... Abstract This article briefly reviews the forming of steel tailor-welded blanks (TWB) with a discussion on the effects of welding on forming. It presents the parameters that are monitored to control the stamping operation for tailor-welded blanks. The article discusses weld factors...
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Published: 01 January 2006
Fig. 2 Laser welding using filler wire to make tailor-welded blanks and the resulting hardness distribution More
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Published: 30 November 2018
Fig. 32 Bridge-style friction stir welding system for tailor-welded blanks. Courtesy of TWB Company, LLC. Source: Ref 40 More
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Published: 30 November 2018
Fig. 5 (a) Cross section of aluminum tailor-welded blank from two-sided laser welding. (b) The use of two diode lasers not only increases the process speed but also optimizes weld seam geometry and avoids defects. Courtesy of Thyssen Krupp More
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14b.a0005100
EISBN: 978-1-62708-186-3
... process-related developments, namely, superplastic forming of aluminum, forming of tailor-welded blanks, rubber-pad forming, and high-velocity metal forming. The article explains cost-effective approaches of evaluating tooling designs prior to the manufacture of expensive steel dies and dieless forming...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06a.a0005638
EISBN: 978-1-62708-174-0
... real-time or in-process monitoring, which is done with optical, acoustic, and/or charged-particle sensors. It highlights the advantages, applications, and selection criteria of weld monitoring system and concludes with examples of laser weld monitoring in the production of tailor-welded blanks...
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Published: 01 January 2006
Fig. 7 Difficult forming areas with respect to the placement of welded joints on tailor-welded blanks More
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Published: 01 January 2006
Fig. 1 Welding geometries, welds, and heat-affected zones for the various welding techniques used to make tailor-welded blanks. (Values are typical for 1 mm, or 0.04 in., thick sheet and may vary depending on welding speed and power input.) More
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Published: 01 January 2006
Fig. 6 Factors affecting deformation and failure during stretch flanging of tailor-welded blanks More
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Published: 01 January 2006
Fig. 9 Trim line changes required to avoid edge splitting during trimming of formed tailor-welded blanks. It is important that the trim quality be maintained to prevent edge splitting. More
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Published: 31 October 2011
Fig. 4 Sequence of operations required to produce “body-in-white” tailored blank automotive bodies using laser beam welding. (a) Arrangement and welding of divided-type body panels before forming. (b) Tailored blank obtained after structural components have been formed in a press. Source: Ref More
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Published: 01 January 1993
Fig. 2 Sequence of operations required to produce “body-in-white” tailored blank automotive bodies using laser-beam welding. (a) Arrangement and welding of divided-type body panels before forming. (b) Tailored blank obtained after structural components have been formed in a press. Source: Ref More
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14b.a0005141
EISBN: 978-1-62708-186-3
... be obtained with suitable lubrication. Forming Using Tailor-Welded Blanks A promising approach to reduce manufacturing costs, decrease vehicle weight, and improve the quality of automotive body components is through the use of tailor-welded blanks. This term refers to blanks where multiple sheets...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14b.a0005108
EISBN: 978-1-62708-186-3
... of Carbon Steels” in this Volume. Welded Blanks Tailor welded blanks are widely used in automobile, manufacturing (see the article “Forming of Steel Tailor-Welded Blanks” in this Volume.) Welded blanks are used when they have advantages over one-piece blanks, as in the following situations...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06a.a0005608
EISBN: 978-1-62708-174-0
... and/or coatings have been successfully mash seam welded. This development has created a whole new set of applications in tailored blank manufacturing, primarily for automotive use (see the ASM Handbook article “Forming of Steel Tailor-Welded Blanks” in Ref 1 ). Advantages and Limitations Advantages...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14b.a0005151
EISBN: 978-1-62708-186-3
... forming options, such as tailor-welded blanks, sheet hydroforming, and superplastic forming, before making a feasible and cost-effective decision. Sheet Metal Forming Processes Sheet metal forming is one of the most important manufacturing processes in the automotive industry. Several different...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06.a0001365
EISBN: 978-1-62708-173-3
... a whole new set of applications in tailored blank manufacturing, primarily for automotive use ( Ref 2 ). Butt Seam Weld A joint in which two abutting edges are welded is classified as a butt seam joint ( Fig. 1c and 3 ). The thickness of the weld should be approximately the same, or slightly less...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02a.a0006500
EISBN: 978-1-62708-207-5
... Abstract This article focuses on friction stir welding (FSW), where frictional heating and displacement of the plastic material occurs by a rapidly rotating tool traversing the weld joint. Much of the research activity early on pertained to issues related to understanding the process...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14b.a0005110
EISBN: 978-1-62708-186-3
... the friction pair during the blanking process, parts of the die must be tailor-made to create some lubrication pockets along the cutting edges ( Fig. 22 ). Fig. 22 Formation of the lubricant film in the die The fine-blanking oil must be capable of withstanding different levels of stress...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02a.a0006502
EISBN: 978-1-62708-207-5
... method for the production of high-quality aluminum tailor-welded blanks, and excellent results have been achieved with two-sided simultaneous welding using two diode lasers ( Fig. 5 ). The use of two lasers not only increases the process speed but also offers qualitative advantages regarding both...