Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology

, Volume 33, Issue 11, pp 5383–5392 | Cite as

Deep drawing of polymer coated metal sheets

  • M. Emin ErdinEmail author
  • Ozgur Ozdilli


In the present study, the deep drawing of polymer coated metallic sheets were experimentally investigated to reduce friction and increase manufacturing efficiency without using a lubricant. Coating of metal sheets with a polymer material before the deep drawing process provides numerous other advantages such as long service life, decorative appearance, corrosion protection, prevention of excessive abrasion. In the experiments, deep drawing ratio, blank holder pressure, and punch speed parameters were varied at various intervals and the obtained values were evaluated via graphs. Experiments of the uncoated metal sheets were conducted as well as the coated ones to compare the results. Results of this study showed that the polymer coating improved the surface quality of the test specimens. As a result of this improvement; the average molding forces decreased, obtained deep drawing ratios increased and defects such as tearing and wrinkling were alleviated by coating metal sheets with polymer material compared to uncoated sheets.


Sheet metal forming Deep drawing DC01 steel Polymer coating Surface roughness Average molding force 



Blank sheet diameter


Average molding force


Blank holder force


Deep drawing force


Maximum punch stroke


Blank holder pressure


Arithmetic mean roughness


Sheet thickness


Punch speed


Deep drawing ratio


Ultimate tensile strength


Yield strength


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This research has been realized using the support of Scientific Research Projects Department, Hitit University, Turkey. This support which obtained from projects MUH19004. 17.002 and MUH19004.16.006 is gratefully acknowledged.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringHitit UniversityCorumTurkey
  2. 2.Department of Machine and Metal TechnologyHitit UniversityCorumTurkey

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