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Roller levelling

Used at the end of the forming line to remove shape defects using plastic bending and stretching.

  • A sheet is driven through 3 cylinders.
  • Small contact areas require a fine mesh.
  • ALE keeps a fine mesh between the cylinders.
  • CPU : 50min (ALE) vs 2 days (Lagrangian).

Classical transient Lagrangian model:

The proposed ALE model of continuous roll forming:

applications/ale/roller-level.txt · Last modified: 2024/02/26 17:09 by boman

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