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Metal extrusion simulation to check manufacturing feasibility using Altair Inspire Extrude Metals

Day 1

 

Introduction to Metal Extrusion (10 Min)

  • The Aluminum Extrusion Process
  • Why Aluminum Extrusion?
  • Learn More - Aluminum Extrusion

 

Inspire Extrusion Metal Get Started (15 min)

  • What is Inspire Extrude?
  • Inspire Extrude Overview
  • Exercise: 2

 

Create and Modify Geometry (15 Minutes)

  • Create - 2D Sketch Curves
  • Modify - Surfaces and Solids

 

Extrusion Metal Analysis  (1 hr 10 Minutes)

  • Workflow explanation Metal Extrusion
  • Exercise 4A: Solid profile
  • Exercise 4B: Hollow profile
  • Post Processing

 

Day 2

 

Bearing Length optimization (45 min)

  • Setting up a Hollow profile Extrusion analysis
  • Creating Bearing optimization set up
  • Running Bearing Optimization

 

Create and fit material (15 min)

  • Selecting and Fitting Materials
  • Selecting the Press

 

Transient simulation set up - Front and Back scrap computation (30 Min)

  • Set up a transient simulation
  • Setting up Billet Taper
  • Defining Variable Time Step Data
  • Post Processing results
  • Create a Billet Skin
  • Setting up a Billet Skin Tracking Analysis
  • Post Processing Billet Skin Tracking Analysis

 

Tool Deflection Analysis (20 Min)

  • Tool Deflection Analysis Overview
  • Orienting and Positioning the Model
  • Simplifying Geometry
  • Organizing Tool Components
  • Setting up Load Faces
  • Setting up Boundary Conditions
  • Creating Gap Contacts
  • Selecting Materials
  • Performing Job Analysis

 

Coupled analysis (10 Min)

  • Coupled analysis overview
  • Setting up the model
  • Running the simulation
  • Post processing results

Upcoming Dates
June 29, 2020
Online English
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