• 10th September 2024 - 12th September 2024
    8:30 am - 9:30 am

This course covers all the skills you need to get started modelling metal-forming process chains using DEFORM® 2D and 3D simulation.

The content presents comprehensive coverage of the DEFORM Integrated Manufacturing Process interface and covers a broad range of applications.

This course will cover the standard training for DEFORM 2D & 3D.

Who Should Attend?

This course is appropriate for attendees with no DEFORM experience, or for those who would like to sharpen their skills or refresh their knowledge.

For users interested in an in-depth course on special applications, they should also attend the DEFORM Advanced training course following on from this DEFORM Introduction course.


This online course is split into 3 sessions over 3 consecutive days at 2 hours each. Then an optional Q&A Session on the Friday afternoon.

Sessions commence at 9:30am.

Course Fee


Online Schedule

12 – 14 February 2024

10 – 12 September 2024   

Contact us for further dates.

Classroom Training Option

classroom-based course is also available at one of our venues if preferred to virtual training.

Registration / Further Information

We can also run this course on a date of your choosing or as a bespoke course. Please let us know if you are interested in this option.

All Training Courses




Details on how to join the webinar will be emailed to you once registered.

Session 1

  • Introduction to DEFORM products
  • Theory of metal forming and finite elements
  • Geometry definition
  • Basic meshing and remeshing
  • Material data
  • Boundary conditions
  • Running a simulation
  • Restarting a simulation / multi-stage forgings

Session 2

  • Simulating temperature and temperature change
  • Press and hammer models
  • Results interpretation
  • Tool stress analysis

Session 3

  • Elastic plastic material
  • Springback
  • Thermal and residual stress
  • Advanced meshing
  • Heating and cooling simulations
  • Material removal and fracture

Registration / Further Information

10 September 2024

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