Current PC memory capacity secures appropriate length of image sequences and allows complete recording of the test. The evaluation of image sequences by the AutoGrid® in-process software is a user-friendly solution that automatically yields a time sequence of strain fields developing during specimen’s load cycle. The high precision image processing results in 0.1 mm punch depth resolution at punch speed of 25 mm/s.
The AutoGrid® post-processing includes a fast and accurate tool for the determination of the forming limit. The data analysis provides precise access to the maximum strain value just before necking and subsequent cracking occurs.
Powerful, convenient functions allow to create FLCs from a set of specimens very effectively and independent of operator skills. Polygon or spline functions can be used for the FLC interpolation. Data export is given in ASCII format, for example.
Users appreciate the unsurpassed performance for mate-rials testing and component analysis with one methodolo-gy, which makes the AutoGrid® in-process and comsmart devices the ideal solution for quality assurance purposes in sheet metal industry.