Forming linked equipment and software.
Within the FORMLAB project:
- Marciniak formability test.
- ASAME, equipment for automatic measurement of 3D surface strains.
- Hydroforming of tubes Ø 6 mm.
- Laser speckle and video for investigations of propagating plasticity.
- DEFORM university license (finite element software for simulation of forming).
- Equipment for continuous ECAP/Conform.
- Future investments:
- Mechanical press.
- Hot-rolling mill.
With NTNU, DMSE and IMM:
- MTS 880 and MTS 810
- Torsion machine
- Hydraulic 60 tons press with instrumentation
- Hot forging
- Deep drawing
- Cold-rolling mill
- Microscopes (TEM, SEM, light)