formability


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formability

[‚fȯr·mə′bil·əd·ē]
(materials)
Capability of a material to be shaped by plastic deformation.
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Golovashchenko and Ilinich [23] introduced edge formability in the form of total elongation of sheet metal under stretching conditions, and they conducted the tension tests for DP500 and DP600.
Therefore, when ECAP was carried out before rolling, the fine microstructure and good ductility of the alloy would help for both of the rolling formability and mechanical properties.
The formability of zinc-coated sheet steels depends on both the properties of the sheet and the interactions that occur at the interface between the sheet and the die.
The formability of the new film is also key, whereas ITO's brittle nature results in cracking when flexed.
This wire provides greater ductility and formability than filled or plated wire.
These new process and product technologies will enable us to introduce a family of steels that have improved formability, and give automakers greater flexibility and improved safety performance to lightweight their vehicles.
Metallurgical bonding assures superior ductility, formability, and weld-ability than electroplated wire.
The method was aimed at developing clearcoat systems to improve the deep-draw processing and formability performance in precoated metal (PCM) sheets for automotive applications.
The new product, DP1000HY-GI*, is a high-yield, ultra high-strength steel, which combines strength and formability and allows manufacturers to make lighter components without altering their production facilities.
Historically significant test methods, as well as standard tests for hardness, flexibility, impact resistance, and post formability.
And he says that work is ongoing to produce steels that are stronger with even better formability, which are a couple years away from being commercially available.
The VSC machine is located in the micro-foundry and formability lab, part of the Advanced Materials Lab in the GM China Advanced Technical Center (ATC).