Manufacturing Tailor Welded Blanks

1-Day Course

Manufacturing Tailor Welded Blanks
Learn the fundamental principles of how to manufacture parts using laser and mash tailor welded blanks. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the issues involved from product design to part manufacture. Examples will illustrate how to ensure quality and consistent tailor welded blank production. 

Course Outline:  

1.0 Overview of Tailor Welded Blanks 
1.1 Industry Applications 
1.2 Benefits for Using Tailor Welded Blanks 
1.3 Tailor Welded Blank Terminology 
1.4 Methods and Limitations of Tailor Welded Blanks 
1.5 Material Utilization and Sourcing Considerations 
2.0 Weldline Placement Considerations 
2.1 Weldline Placement Guidelines 
2.2 Weldline Placement Confirmation 
3.0 Die Design, Build, Manufacturing and Production Considerations 
3.1 Die Designer for TWB 
3.2 Clearance of Drawing, Trimming and Flanging Steels 
3.3 Gauging Requirements  
3.4 Blank Stacking Requirements  
3.5 Material Thickness Variation 
3.6 Countermeasures for Splitting and Wrinkling Issues

Who should attend?
All types of Engineers, Product Designers, Tool and Die Makers and anyone interested in an overall understanding of the tailor welded blank process.