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Metal Forming Process Selection

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Metal Forming Process Selection is designed to provide learners with a better understanding of how to select metal forming processes based on part requirements and other important variables.

Learning Hours: 1

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Course Description

Metal Forming Process Selection is designed to provide learners with a better understanding of how to select metal forming processes based on part requirements and other important variables. This course provides learners with a greater understanding of the various processes utilized for forming sheet metal, the advantages and disadvantages of each process, and important factors such as part volume, material transportation, and packaging constraints.

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Who will benefit from this Metal Forming Processes course?

Purchasers, Design Engineers, Manufacturing Engineers, and other related positions required to make informed decisions for the design, purchase, manufacture, and repair of parts formed with sheet metal.

Course Classification

This manufacturing course by THORS eLearning Solutions covers understanding and application of the covered topics.

*THORS uses the Bloom’s Taxonomy Methodology for our course development.

Certificate Awarded for Metal Forming Process Selection

Example of certificate awarded upon successful completion of the course.

*upon successful completion

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Learning Objectives

  1. Recall the common blanking and metal forming processes.
  2. Understand the typical product design expectations.
  3. Recognize the important design factors for part manufacturing.
  4. Recall the important factors that determine design for manufacturability (DFM), design for assembly (DFA), and design for serviceability (DFS).
  5. Understand the distinction between part piece price and part cost.
A shearing operation, a metal forming process used to blank metal.
Metal Forming Process Selection

Table of Contents

  1. Blanking and Metal Forming Processes
    1. Blanking Processes
      1. Shearing
      2. Water Jet Cutting
      3. Laser Cutting
      4. Plasma Cutting
      5. Flame Cutting
    2. Metal Forming Processes
      1. Bulk Forming
        1. Extrusion
        2. Roll Forming
      2. Sheet Forming
        1. Press Braking
        2. Deep Drawing
        3. Stamping
  2. Process Selection Factors
    1. Product Design Expectations
    2. Important Design Factors
    3. Part Cost
    4. Design for Manufacturability
      1. Part Volume
      2. Process Availability
      3. Material Availability
      4. Tooling Constraints
    5. Design for Assembly
      1. Ergonomic Considerations
      2. Process Availability
      3. Adjustment Considerations
      4. Installation Convenience
    6. Design for Serviceability
  3. Case Study Examples
    1. Case Study for Cover Part
      1. Part Requirements
      2. Part Piece Price
      3. Part Volume
      4. Other Factors
    2. Case Study for Bracket Part

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