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formability of materials

formability of materials

formability of materials


I would like to select a material for an application where formability is important. Although I found a forming-limit diagram, which I attach. I saw it on a presentation:
Naman M. Dave, Gandhinagar Institute of Technology,Sheet Metal Forming, at:https://www.slideshare.net/NamanDave/sheet-metal-w... at Slide 5.

However, It has only very few materials. Also, I lack the original source.

Could anyone that has experience in the field, please send me a reference of a book, or something else, that has this type of diagrams for more materials.

I tried to find this information, but I could only find this diagram.

Thank you,
Best regards,

RE: formability of materials

There are a bunch of formability tests.
You can start just by looking at uniform elongation under tensile load.
There are tests that use hydraulic fluid to form a bulge, there are cup draw tests, ball form tests.
You can start with the AMS metals handbook, but there are many specialized books on metal forming that cover this in detail.

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