Surface and Inner Deformation during Shape Rolling of High Speed Steels
2007 (English)Licentiate thesis, comprehensive summary (Other scientific)
Shape rolling is a common manufacturing process used to produce long products i.e. bars and wire. One of the problems that might occur during rolling is defect formation leading to rejection of the finished product. This work is a step towards a better understanding of the evolution of some of these defects.
The evolution and reduction of cracks during shape rolling is studied in this thesis. To accomplish this, artificial longitudinal cracks are machined along bars of high speed steel. The cracks are positioned at different sites evenly distributed along the periphery in intervals of 45°. Some of the cracks are left open and some are filled with carbon or stainless steel welds. FE simulations are performed using the commercial code MSC.Marc and the results from the simulations are compared with experimental ones. Generally, simulations predict less reduction than observed experimentally. For most positions, the cracks tend to reduce most effectively followed by carbon steel welds and stainless steel welds.
To evaluate the inner deformation of a cross section during shape rolling in an oval-round-oval-round series, sample bars of M2 high speed steel are prepared with grids made up by stainless steel wires. After collecting samples after each pass, they are X-rayed to create an image of the grid. The deformation of the wires can favorably be described by FE simulations of a bar originally rotated 10° when entering the first pass. The results suggest that the simulations describe the deformation during shape rolling well.
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Stockholm: KTH , 2007. , x, 14 p.
Metallurgy and Metallic Materials
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-4460ISBN: 978-91-7178-649-4OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-4460DiVA: diva2:12375
2007-05-15, K 408, KTH, Brinellvägen 23, Stockholm, 11:00
Perä, Jan-Olov, Po ingenjör
QC 201011152007-07-102007-07-102010-11-15Bibliographically approved
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