CIRP Encyclopedia of Production Engineering

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Shear Forming

  • Omer Music
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-35950-7_6516-4

Synonyms

Definition

A metal-forming process is used for production of hollow, rotationally symmetric sheet metal components. To produce a component with a given shape and thickness distribution, the sheet is clamped to a rotating rigid mandrel and formed by a roller tracing the shape of the mandrel at a fixed distance.

Theory and Application

Introduction

Shear forming belongs to a group of processes used for production of hollow, rotationally symmetric parts. The term spinning is used to refer to the three processes in this group: metal (conventional) spinning, shear forming (shear spinning), and flow forming (tube spinning). The main difference between the three processes is the wall thickness of the formed part. While metal spinning preserves sheet thickness, shear-forming and flow-forming thickness is deliberately reduced to obtain a given part shape and thickness distribution.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Mechanical Engineering DepartmentTED UniversityAnkaraTurkey

Section editors and affiliations

  • Bernd-Arno Behrens
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Forming Technology and Machines (IFUM)Leibniz Universität Hannover (LUH)GarbsenGermany