Research Article

Optimization of Bending Process Parameters for Seamless Tubes Using Taguchi Method and Finite Element Method

Table 1

Control factors and levels.


AFeed axis strokes 1, 2135 mm140 mm
BFeed axis stroke 3110 mm115 mm120 mm
CRotation axis stroke 1−245°−250°−255°
DRotation axis stroke 2−225°−230−235°
ERotation axis stroke 3−75°−80°−85°
FBending axis stroke 145.5°46°46.5°
GBending axis stroke 246.5°47°47.5°
HBending axis stroke 348°48.5°49°