PLASTOMETRIC TESTING AS A BASIS FOR NUMERICAL ANALYSIS OF THE TUBE BENDING PROCESS

1 CIEŚLA Marek
Co-authors:
1 MUTWIL Kazimierz 2 KAWULOK Petr 1 HADASIK Eugeniusz
Institutions:
1 Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland, EU
2 VSB - Technical University of Ostrava, Ostrava, Czech Republic, EU
Conference:
25th Anniversary International Conference on Metallurgy and Materials, Hotel Voronez I, Brno, Czech Republic, EU, May 25th - 27th 2016
Proceedings:
Proceedings 25th Anniversary International Conference on Metallurgy and Materials
Pages:
350-355
ISBN:
978-80-87294-67-3
ISSN:
2694-9296
Published:
14th December 2016
Proceedings of the conference were published in Web of Science and Scopus.
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Abstract

This paper provides a discussion on results of plastometric tests of selected steel grades used to manufacture pipeline components for the power engineering applications as well as for the gas and petroleum industry The formability assessment was conducted under compression conditions using a thermal-mechanical Gleeble simulator. Studies on the dependence of flow stress σp on strain e were conducted at the temperature ranging from 20 to 1100 °C and the strain rate of 1 s-1. The deformation characteristics established for steel were implemented in numerical simulations of the tube bending process with application of local induction heating.

Keywords: Gleeble simulator, plastometric tests, tube bending, numerical simulations

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