Friction evaluation in deep drawing using an instrumented blankholder

Jen Fin Lin, An Yee Lee, Ke Yang Lee

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A new testing device has been developed to investigate the mechanism of friction and lubrication in the deep drawing process. The friction force occurring in the flange part of the cup is measured directly. The friction coefficient associated with the surface texture was assessed by means of eddy-current measurements. The relevant factors likely to affect the frictional resistance at the tool-metal interface include the clamping force, drawing speed, lubricant, and surface roughness. Another of the factors is related to the frictional characteristics of a lubricating layer in the flange area. Evidence for this was obtained by examining the topographic variation of the worn surface during the deep drawing process.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)635-642
Number of pages8
JournalTribology Transactions
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1992

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Surfaces and Interfaces
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films

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