Finite Element Simulation of Ausforming of Austempered Ductile Iron Components

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X. Lei, C. J. Lissenden

Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802

J. Manuf. Sci. Eng 123(3), 420-425 (Oct 01, 2000) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1380383 History: Received January 01, 2000; Revised October 01, 2000
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Goal geometry of the (a) wear specimen and (b) center guide
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Ausformed austempered ductile iron, (a) processing, (b) properties
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AADI flow stress curve at 375°C
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FEA model of the wear specimen
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Center guide FEA model: (a) center guide, (b) die, (c) and (d) center guide and die
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Predicted deformation of the wear specimen
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Equivalent plastic strain contours and goal geometry for the wear specimen
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Equivalent plastic strain contours and goal geometry for the center guide: (a) transverse sections in the web, (b) transverse sections in the base, and (c) longitudinal section, and (d) section locations
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Preform and post-forge geometry of the (a) wear specimen and (b) center guide



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