Hot Tube Forming

  • Eren BillurEmail author
  • Frank Schieck


Tube forming is used to manufacture hollow geometries, otherwise would be stamped and welded. Automotive components could be produced by simply bending and preforming of tubular blanks; or by tube hydroforming (THF). Until recently, THF was limited to aluminum alloys and steels up to 1000 MPa tensile strength. Nowadays, hot tube hydroforming and tube bending & quenching processes are used in automotive industry to produce complex parts over 1500 MPa tensile strength.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Billur Makine Ltd.AnkaraTurkey
  2. 2.Atılım UniversityAnkaraTurkey
  3. 3.Fraunhofer IWUChemnitzGermany

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