The Metals Focus Group of the MANWG was set up in early 2018 and has the following aims:
These aims will be achieved through the following activities:
Develop and maintain a list of benchmark studies and related publications from all sources.
Encourage participation in relevant benchmark exercise.
Identify potential new NAFEMS benchmark problems for specific applications.
Long Term / Ongoing
Processes considered by the Focus Group include sheet metal & tube forming such as pressing, drawing, stretch forming, shaping, hydroforming & superplastic forming; bulk metal forming including forging & extrusion; machining; metal casting and other solidification based processes; joining processes for metals including welding; and heat treatment.
N.B., Metallic Additive Manufacturing is addressed by a separate Focus Group.
A list of the current members of the Metals MANWG Focus Group can be viewed.If you are interested in participating in the Metals Focus Group, please complete the 'Get Involved' form below and we will be in touch with you shortly.
If you wish to get involved in the Metals MANWG group activities, please use the form below.
PLEASE NOTE: all NAFEMS Working Groups are asked to ensure that at least two thirds of their membership are affiliated with a NAFEMS member organisation