Dimensional change during production
Dimensional and shape changes - also known as distortion - which occur during the production of metallic components cause high additional costs, as they lead to reworking or even to rejects. The work of the Collaborative Research Centre "Distortion Engineering" (2001-2011) has clearly shown that the causes of distortion can be spread over the entire production chain. Nevertheless, dimensional and shape changes are a daily annoyance in any hardening shop, because dissatisfied customers assume that the delivered component was perfectly manufactured and the hardening shop is solely responsible for the distortion.
In this seminar the participants should be enabled to better evaluate the risk of delay in order acceptance or process planning against the background of the component's history and also its design. In addition, measures for controlling distortion in production are to be taught. The seminar is divided into four blocks. First of all, the basics of warpage development are discussed. In the 2nd and 3rd block, examples of warpage potential in production chains for through-hardening of ring-shaped components and for case hardening are presented. In the last part, plant concepts for low-warp case hardening are presented.
The seminar is aimed at heat treaters and materials engineers as well as designers, converters and chippers.
Registration by e-mail at seminare(at)awt-online.org