Browse Publications Technical Papers 05-12-02-0010
2019-05-29

A Review on Electromagnetic Sheet Metal Forming of Continuum Sheet Metals 05-12-02-0010

This also appears in SAE International Journal of Materials and Manufacturing-V128-5EJ

Electromagnetic forming (EMF) is a high-speed impulse forming process developed during the 1950s and 1960s to acquire shapes from sheet metal that could not be obtained using conventional forming techniques. In order to attain required deformation, EMF process applies high Lorentz force for a very short duration of time. Due to the ability to form aluminum and other low-formability materials, the use of EMF of sheet metal for automobile parts has been rising in recent years. This review gives an inclusive survey of historical progress in EMF of continuum sheet metals. Also, the EMF is reviewed based on analytical approach, finite element method (FEM) simulation-based approach and experimental approach, on formability of the metals.

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