Verbesserte Formtechnik für superplastische Formung

Technique de formage améliorée pour le formage superplastique

Advanced forming techniques for superplastic forming

Abstract

This application describes a method for superplastic forming (SPF) of metallic parts in which a cutout is formed in the blank from which the parts will be formed, and a secondary sheet is located between the blank and the pressurized gas. The cutout area of the blank becomes stretched so that there is minimal thinning in the area near the periphery of the cutout(s) in the blank, the secondary sheet is required to carry the gas pressure and to form the parts.

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