Effect of Friction on Extrusion of Non-Ferrous Alloys- Modelling and Simulation
K. Kiran Kumar1, S. Suresh Kumar2

1Mr. K. Kiran Kumar, (Ph.D), Asst. Professor, Department Mechanical Engineering, AVN Institute of Engineering & Technology, Ramdas Pally (Telangana), India.
2Mr. S. Suresh Kumar, Asst. Professor, Department Mechanical Engineering, Kshatriya College of Engineering, Nirmal (Telangana), India.

Manuscript received on 10 August 2017 | Revised Manuscript received on 18 August 2017 | Manuscript Published on 30 August 2017 | PP: 48-56 | Volume-6 Issue-6, August 2017 | Retrieval Number: F5115086617/17©BEIESP
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Abstract: Extrusion is a process used to create jobs of a fixed cross sectional profile. A material is pushed or drawn through a die of the desired cross section in this particular problem the radius of an Aluminum cylindrical bar is reduced 33% by an extrusion process. The generation of heat due to plastic dissipation in side the bar and the frictional heart generation at the work piece/die inter face are considered. This analysis has been performed in ABACUS/standard. A fully coupled temperature- displacement analysis is performed with the die kept at a constant temperature. In ABAQUS/standard the die is modeled with CAX4T elements made into an iso thermal rigid body using the *RIGID BODY, ISO THERMAL option are made with an analytical rigid surface. The results obtained with ABAQUS/standard. After analyzing and simulating on two different materials ALUMINIUM & COPPER it is observed that copper offers better extrusion capabilities as compared to aluminum.
Keywords: Abaqus, Cax4t, ISO, Rigid Body, Iso Thermal, Aluminium & Copper, Abaqus

Scope of the Article: Thermal Engineering