Simulation of a Steel Wire Straightening Taking into Account Nonlinear Hardening of Material


  • I. Khromov Department of Technical Mechanics and Science of Machines, Sevastopol National Technical University, Ukraine
  • R. Kawalla Institute of Metal Forming, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany
Volume: 2 | Issue: 6 | Pages: 320-324 | December 2012 |


Straightening is used to ensure the straightness of a rod workpiece as well as to redistribute or reduce the residual stresses in a finished product. The accuracy of modeling the operation of this kind plays an important role when manufacturing high quality ropes and cables of a small diameter. The physical model of alternating wire bending in a straightener has been considered in the paper. Computer methodology has been developed to calculate deflected mode and internal bending moment in a cross section of a wire at the different stages of deformation, which allowed taking into account nonlinear hardening of the material.


elastic-plastic deformation, deflected mode, nonlinear hardening, straightener


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How to Cite

I. Khromov and R. Kawalla, “Simulation of a Steel Wire Straightening Taking into Account Nonlinear Hardening of Material”, Eng. Technol. Appl. Sci. Res., vol. 2, no. 6, pp. 320–324, Dec. 2012.


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