JBDA

J.B. Dwerlkotte Associates, Inc.

Aerospace Consulting Services

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MANUFACTURING SOLUTIONS

 

Finite element analysis of sheet metal forming serves as a tool to support design for manufacturing and design for assembly.  These analyses are employed in evaluations product formability considering fracture, wrinkling, thinning, and springback effects that occur during forming processes.  JBDA has the capability and expertise for providing solutions to your forming problems.

APPLICATIONS                                                

          Tool surface modeling    

          Finite element mesh generation                                      

          Blank holder force determination

          Drawbead location

          Initial blank design

          Hydroforming

          Stretch forming

          Draw die forming

          Springback determination

          Multistage forming

BENEFITS

          Identify potential problem areas

          Minimize die-tryouts

          Improve productivity

          Reduce scrap rate

          Improve part quality

          Predict and compensate springback

          Suggest design modifications

 

SOFTWARE EXPERTISE

          LS-DYNA

      HYPERMESH