Recent advances in high temperature and high pressure applications have made significant increase in industrial applications of square and rectangular seamless tubes. In this work, a reshaping process is presented with cold rolling of a circular thick tube into a square cross section between four flat rolls in different passes. The influence of the amount of roll gap reduction in each pass on the final rolled product was investigated. In order to verify the simulation results, several experimental tests were performed. Quantities such as separated force energy, wall thickness, and corner radius of the tube were observed and measured. Obtained results of simulation showed good agreements with the experiment results.
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FEM Simulation and Experimental Investigation of Reshaping of Thick Tubes in Different Passes
Tajyar, A, & Abrinia, K. "FEM Simulation and Experimental Investigation of Reshaping of Thick Tubes in Different Passes." Proceedings of the ASME 2009 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference. ASME 2009 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Volume 1. West Lafayette, Indiana, USA. October 4–7, 2009. pp. 577-581. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/MSEC2009-84196
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