Draw Die Development

2-Day Course

Draw Die Development

Learn the thought process of how to create a draw development. This course provides the basic rules and concepts needed to understand how to design a draw development for quality stampings. Applications for outer and inner panels, and reinforcements are used to illustrate the effects of tip angle, drawbars, overdraw, etc. Students will work in-groups to determine and evaluate draw developments. 

Course Outline: 

1.0 Overview of Draw Die Development 
1.1 Overview of Draw Development Process 
1.2 Definition of Terms 

2.0 Establishing the Tip Angle 
2.1 Tip Angle for Outer Panels  
2.2 Tip Angle for Inner Panels  
2.3 Unfolding Flanges for Inner and Outer Panels  
Exercise: Determining the Tip Angle of an Inner Panel 

3.0 Understanding the Addendum 
3.1 Introduction 
3.2 Punch Opening Line 
3.3 Draw-Walls 
3.4 Drawbars 
3.5 Punch Extensions 
3.6 Gainers or Take-Up Beads 
3.7 Summary of Addendum Development 
Exercise: Determining the Addendum 

4.0 Understanding Binder Design 
Understanding Binder Design
4.2 Classification of Binder Shapes 
4.3 Blank Shape in a Closed Binder of a Single Action Press 
4.4 Blank Shape in a Closed Binder of a Double Action Press  
4.5 Details of Drawbeads 
Exercise: Evaluating a Draw Development  

5.0 Draw Die Development Applications 
5.1 Introduction 
5.2 Draw Die Development – Hood Outer Example 
5.3 Draw Die Development- Trunk Lid Inner Example 
5.4 Draw Die Considerations 
5.5 General Guidelines 
Exercise: Creating a Draw Development 

6.0 An Engineering Based Approach to Draw Die Development 
Engineering Perspective of a Draw Die Development 
6.2 An Application of the Engineering Approach 

Who should attend?
Process, Manufacturing, Tooling and Development Engineers and Tool and Die Makers.