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Methodology for Press Forming Simulation of a Continuous Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Composite


Title: Methodology for Press Forming Simulation of a Continuous Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Composite

Authors: Fabio Bressan, Bob Jovas, Timothy Luchini, Alejandro Rodriguez, Scott Rogers, Richard Russell and Gail Hahn

DOI: 10.33599/nasampe/s.20.0350

Abstract: Numerical simulation is a powerful tool in manufacturing since it provides a lower cost and faster analysis than actual trial-and-error testing. Press forming manufacturing simulation can be realized with many different system configurations including different boundary conditions and material set up. This work presents numerical analysis, advanced material card development and validation of a real component manufactured through press forming using thermoset prepreg material. The simulation was performed with an explicit numerical code and is visually correlated with a final experimental results.

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Conference: SAMPE 2020 | Virtual Series

Publication Date: 2020/06/01

SKU: TP20-0000000350

Pages: 17

Price: FREE

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