Thermo-Elastic-Plastic Analysis of Plate Forming Process by Flame Bending Method

Jalal Seyyed, M Hemmati, M Niazi, R Maarefat, Naghdabadi
Flame bending process is one of the forming processes of steel plates. During this process, plate is formed with heating by gas torch flame followed by controlled cooling along specified paths. Considering simple tools used in the process, it is a popular and economical forming method. At present, this process is manually done on the basis of skilled technician's