Scientific Forming Technologies (SFTC) have released their Winter 2017 newsletter, which focuses on shape rolling.
Manufacturers of rolled product have used DEFORM to optimize rolling profiles and process parameters for years. Three shape rolling methods are available in DEFORM: 3D Lagrangian (3D), ALE, and 2½D. The preprocessor has been enhanced, allowing the user to prepare models with all three methods. A new specialized brick meshing capability has been added to provide an excellent starting mesh for 3D and ALE.
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