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Yohei Abe

Affiliation Department of Mechanical Engineering
Title Associate Professor
Fields of Research Manufacturing Processes / Forming Processes
Degree Doctor of Engineering (Toyohashi University of Technology)
Academic Societies Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers / Japan Society for Technology of Plasticity / Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan / Iron and Steel Institute of Japan
E-mail abe@me
Please append ".tut.ac.jp" to the end of the address above.
Laboratory website URL http://plast.me.tut.ac.jp/

Research

My research field is
1) Development of forming and cutting precesses for ultra-high strength steel and high strength steel sheets
2) Joining by plastic deformation for ultra-high strength steel and high strength steel sheets
3) Development of forming process for lightweight parts.
These research works mainly for automobile industry.

Theme1:Development of forming precesses for ultra-high strength steel and high strength steel sheets

Overview

1) Improvement of sheared edges in blanking and punching.
2) Evaluation of spring back in sheet bending
3) Improvement of formability in deep drawing by coated dies
4) Improvement of formability in hole burring by cermet dies
5) Improvement of edge quality in sheared hole
6) Observation of sheet and tool in blanking
7) Prevention pf occurrence of fracture and wrinkling in flanging
8) Direct punching in inclined sheets
9) Behaviour of scrap in trimming
10) Chipping in trimming

Selected publications and works

・Y. Abe, K. Mori, R. Kosaka, Improvement of Fatigue Strength of Hole Edge of Ultra-High Strength Steel Sheet by Punching Process Including Thickening, Key Engineering Materials, 716 (2016),428-434.
・ H. Jaafar, K. Mori, Y. Abe, K. Nakanishi, Automatic centring with moving die for cold small clearancepunching of die-quenched steel sheets, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 227 (2016), 190-199.
・ P. Kadarno, K. Mori, Y. Abe, T. Abe, Punching process including thickening of hole edge for improvement of fatigue strength of ultra-high strength steel sheet, Manufacturing Review, 1-4 (2014), 1-12.
・ Y. Abe, T. Ohmi, K. Mori, T. Masuda, Improvement of formability in deep drawing of ultra-high strength steel sheets by coating of die, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 214-9 (2014), 1838-1843.
・ Y. Abe, K. Mori, S. Nakanoshita, P. Kadarno, Direct punching in inclined ultra-high strength steel sheets, Key Engineering Materials, 622-623 (2014), 1051-1057.
・ Hasnulhadi Jaafar, K. Mori, Y. Abe, Correction of eccentricity between punch and die in slight clearance punching of ultra-high strength steel sheets, Procedia Engineering, 81 (2014), 843-848.
・ Purwo Kadarno, K. Mori, Y. Abe, T. Abe, Flanging using step die for improving fatigue strength of punched high strength steel sheet, Procedia Engineering, 81 (2014), 1133-1138.
・ Zamzuri Hamedon, K. Mori, Y. Abe, Hemming for joining high strength steel sheets, Procedia Engineering, 81 (2014), 2074-2079.
・ K. Mori, Y. Abe, Y. Kidoma, P. Kadarno, Slight clearance punching of ultra-high strength steel sheets using punch having small round edge, International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, 65 (2013), 41-46.
・Y. Abe, K. Mori, K. Norita, Gradually contacting punch for improving stretch flangeability of ultra-high strength steel sheets, CIRP Annals, 62-1 (2013), 263-266.
・ K. Mori, Y. Abe, K. Norita, Improvement of stretch flangeability of ultra-high strength sheets by gradually contacting punch, Proceedings of 11th International Conference on Numerical Methods in Industrial Forming Processes, AIP Conf. Proc. 1532, (2013), 122-127.
・ K. Mori, Y. Abe, Y. Ikeda, Improvement of formability for expansion of punched hole of ultra-high strength steel sheets by smoothing of sheared edge, Steel Research International, Special Edition, (2011), 604-609.
・ K. Mori, Y. Abe, Y. Suzui, Improvement of stretch flangeability of ultra high strength steel sheet by smoothing of sheared edge, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 210-4 (2010), 653-659.
・ C.J. Tan, Y. Abe, K. Mori, M. Suzuki, Forming of tailor blanks for increase in wall thickness at corner of stamped high strength steel products, Steel Research International, 81-9 (2010), Supplement Metal Forming 2010, 833-836.
・ K. Mori, K. Akita and Y. Abe, Springback behaviour in bending of ultra-high-strength steel sheets using CNC servo press, Int. J. Mach. Tools Manufact., 47-2(2007), 321-325.
・ C.J. Tan, K. Mori and Y.Abe, Multi-stage stamping of high strength steel wheel disk, Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 1-1(2007), 31-47.
・ K. Mori, K. Akita and Y. Abe, Springback of high strength steel and aluminium alloy sheets in bending using CNC servo press, Advanced Technology of Plasticity 2005 (e.d. P.F. Bariani et al.), (2005), CD-ROM.

Keywords

ultra-high strength steel sheets, sheet forming, fracure, shearing

Theme2:Joining by plastic deformation for ultra-high strength steel and high strength steel sheets

Overview

1) Optimum tool shape in in mechanical clinching
2) Improvement of joinability in mechanical clinching using counter pressure with rubber
3) Improvement of joinability in mechanical clinching using hydraulic counter pressure
4) Joining of ultra-high strength steel sheets by hemming
5) Evaluation of joined ultra-high strength steel part in compression test
6) Self-pierce riveting
7) Evaluation of joints

Selected publications and works

・ K. Mori, Y. Abe, T. Kato, Self-pierce riveting of multiple steel and aluminium alloy sheets, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 214-10 (2014), 2002-2008.
・ Y. Abe, T. Kato, K. Mori, S. Nishino, Mechanical clinching of ultra-high strength steel sheets and strength of joints, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 214-10 (2014), 2112-2118.
・ Y. Abe, S. Nishino, K. Mori, T. Kato, Improvement of joinability in mechanical clinching of ultra-high strength steel sheets using counter pressure, Advanced Materials Research, 966-967 (2014), 607-616.
・ Y. Abe, S. Nihsino, K. Mori, T. Saito, Improvement of joinability in mechanical clinching of ultra-high strength steel sheets using counter pressure with ring rubber, Procedia Engineering, 81 (2014), 2056-2061.
・ Y. Abe, K. Mori, T. Kato, Joining of high strength steel and aluminium alloy sheets by mechanical clinching with dies for control of metal flow, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 212-4 (2012), 884-889.
・ K. Mori, Y. Abe, T. Kato, Mechanism of superiority of fatigue strength for aluminium alloy sheets joined mechanical clinching and self-pierce riveting, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 212-9 (2012), 1900-1905.
・ Y. Abe, T. Kato, K. Mori, Mechanical clinching of ultra-high strength steel sheets, Proc. 14th International Conference on Metal Forming, Krakow, 615-618.
・ Y. Abe, T. Kato, K. Mori, Joining of Aluminium Alloy Sheets by Rectangular Mechanical Clinching, AIP Conference Proceedings, Volume 1353, The 14th International ESAFORM Conference on Material Forming Esaform 2011, (2011), 1253-1258.
・ Y. Abe, K. Taromaru, T. Kato, K. Mori, Improvement of joinability in mechanical clinching of sheets using step punch, Steel Research International, Special Edition, (2011), 667-672.
・ K. Mori, Y. Abe,T. Kato S. Sakai, Self-pierce riveting of three aluminium alloy and mild steel sheets, Proc. 10th Int. Conf. Numerical Methods in Industrial Forming Processes (ed. F. Barlat et al.), AIP Conf. Proc. Vol. 1252, 2 (2010), 673-680.
・ Y. Abe, T. Kato, M. Kishimoto, K. Mori, Joining of hot-dip coated high-strength steel sheets by mechanical clinching, Steel Research International, 81-9 (2010), Supplement Metal Forming 2010, 1128-1131.
・ T. Kato, Y. Abe, K. Mori, Plastic joining of aluminium alloy sheets by aluminium alloy cylinder, Steel Research International, 81-9 (2010), Supplement Metal Forming 2010, 1136-1139.
・ Y. Abe, T. Kato and K. Mori, Auminium alloy self-pierce riveting for joining of aluminium alloy sheets, Key Engineering Materials, 410-411 (2009), 79-86.
・ Y. Abe, T. Kato and K. Mori, Self-piercing riveting of high tensile strength steel and aluminium alloy sheets using conventional rivet and die, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 209-8 (2009), 3914-3922.
・ Y. Abe, M. Kishimoto, T. Kato and K. Mori, Joining of hot-dip coated steel sheets by mechanical clinching, International Journal of Material Forming, Volume 2, Supplement 1(2009), 291-294.
・ Y. Abe, T. Kato and K. Mori, Self-pierce riveting of three high strength steel and aluminium alloy sheets, Int. J. Material Forming, suppl. 1 (2008), 1271-1274.
・ Y. Abe, A. Matsuda, T. Kato and K. Mori, Plastic joining of aluminium alloy and high strength steel sheetsby mechanical clinching, steel research international, Special Edition, 79-1(2008), 649-657.
・ T. Kato, Y. Abe and K. Mori, Finite element simulation of self-piercing riveting of three aluminium alloy sheets, Key Engineering Materials, 340-341(2007), 1461-1466.
・ K. Mori, Y. Abe and T. Kato, Finite element simulation of plastic joining processes of steel and aluminum alloy sheets, Materials Processing and Design: Modeling, Simulation and Application (ed. J.M.A. Cesar de Sa et al.), AIP Conf. Proc., 1(2007), 197-202.
・ Y. Abe, T. Kato anf K. Mori, Joining of aluminium alloy sheets by aluminium alloy self-piercing rivet, Proc. 2nd Int. Conf. New Forming Tech. (ed. F. Vollertsen et al.), (2007), 451-460.
・ Y. Abe, T. Kato and K. Mori, Joining of aluminium alloy and mild steel sheets using mechanical clinching, Materials Science Forum, 561-565(2007), 1043-1046.
・ K. Mori, T. Kato, Y. Abe, Y. Ravshanbek, Plastic joining of ultra high strength steel and aluminium alloy sheets by self piercing rivet, Annals of the CIRP, 55-1(2006), 283-286.
・ Y. Abe, T. Kato and K. Mori, Joinability of aluminium alloy and mild steel sheets by self piercing rivet, J. Materials Processing Tech., 177-1-3(2006), 417-421.
・ Y. Abe, T. Kato, K. Mori and X. Wu, Finite element simulation of joining process of aluminium alloy and steel sheets using self piercing rivet, Advanced Technology of Plasticity 2005 (e.d. P.F. Bariani et al.), (2005), CD-ROM.

Keywords

joining, joining by plastic deformation, mechanical clinching, hemming, self-pierce riveting, joining conditions

Theme3:Development of forming process for lightweight parts, Lubrication in ironing

Overview

1) Multi-stage stamping including thickening of corners of
drawn cup
2) Two-stage plate forging for thickening hole edge of punched high strength steel sheet
3) Forming of tailor blanks for increase in wall thickness at corner of stamped high strength steel products
4) Increase of wall thickness around corner of multi-stage drawn cup with flange using conical punches

Selected publications and works

・Y. Abe, W. Daodon, N. Takahashi, K. Mori, Improvement of seizure resistance by roughening surface of stainless steel drawn cup in ironing using die having lubricant pockets, Production Engineering, 10-6(2016), 551-562.
・C. J. Tan, A. Aslian, Y. Abe, K. Mori, Improved seizure resistance of ultra-high-strength steel ironed cups with a lubricant containing SiO2 nanoparticles, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, (2016).
・.Daodon, Y. Abe, K. Mori, N. Takahashi,Optimum Lubrication Conditions in Ironing of Stainless Steel Cup with Die Having Lubricant Pockets -Ironing with Cermet Die Having Lubricant PocketsⅡ-, Journal of the Japan Society for Technology of Plasticity, ,57-660 (2016), 22-27.
・Y. Abe, K. Mori, F. Hatashita, T. Shiba, W. Daodon, K. Osakada, Improvement of seizure resistance in ironing of stainless steel cup with cermet die having fine lubricant pockets, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, in press.
・C. J. Tan, A. Aslian, Y. Abe, K. Mori, Improved seizure resistance of ultra-high-strength steel ironed cups with a lubricant containing SiO2 nanoparticles, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, (2016).
・C.J. Tan, Y. Abe, W. Daodon, N. Takahashi, K. Mori, J. Purbolaksono, Increase in ironing limit of aluminium alloy cups with lubricants containing nanoparticles, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 229 (2016), 804-813.
・ Z. Hamedon, K. Mori, Y. Abe, In-situ measurement of three-dimensional deformation behaviour of sheet and tools during stamping using borescope, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 214-4 (2014), 945-950.
・ P. Kadarno, K. Mori, Y. Abe, T. Abe, Punching process including thickening of hole edge for improvement of fatigue strength of ultra-high strength steel sheet, Manufacturing Review, 1-4 (2014), 1-12.
・ Y. Abe, K. Mori, T. Ito, Multi-stage stamping including thickening of corners of drawn cup, Procedia Engineering, 81 (2014), 825-830.
20) Purwo Kadarno, K. Mori, Y. Abe, T. Abe, Flanging using step die for improving fatigue strength of punched high strength steel sheet, Procedia Engineering, 81 (2014), 1133-1138.
・ Y. Abe, K. Mori, T. Ito, Plate forging of drawn cup with flange including thickening of corners, Manufacturing Review, 1-16 (2014), 1-8.
・ Y. Abe, T. Fujita, K. Mori, K. Osakada, T. Shiba, Witthaya Daodon, Improvement of formability in ironing of stainless steel drawn cups using low friction cermet dies, Procedia Engineering, 81 (2014), 1896-1901.
・ K. Mori, Y. Abe, K. Osakada, S. Hiramatsu, Plate forging of tailored blanks having local thickening for deep drawing of square cups, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 211-10 (2011), 1569-1574.
・ C.J. Tan, K. Mori and Y.Abe, Forming of tailor blanks having local thickening for control of wall thickness of stamped products, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 202-1-3, (2008), 443-449.
・ C.J. Tan, Y. Abe, K. Mori, O. Ebihara and T. Nonaka, Increase of wall thickness around corner of multi-stage drawn cup with flange using conical punches, Key Engineering Materials, 340-341(2007),761-766.
・ Y. Abe, J. Watanabe, K. Mori, Optimum design of forming sequence of one-piece automobile steel wheels without welding using finite element simulation, Key Engineering Materials, 340-341(2007), 773-778.
・ Y. Abe, J. Watanabe and Mori, Stamping of one-piece automobile steel wheels from tube, Key Engineering Materials, 344(2007), 427-433.
・ C.J. Tan, K. Mori and Y. Abe, Increase of wall thickness at inner corner of multi-stage stamping of wheel disk by locally thick blank, Proc. 2nd Int. Conf. New Forming Tech. (ed. F. Vollertsen et al.), (2007), 371-380.
・ C.J. Tan, K. Mori and Y.Abe, Multi-stage stamping of high strength steel wheel disk, Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 1-1(2007), 31-47.
・ Y. Abe, K. Mori, T. Murao and F. Okubo, Improvement of roughness of inner surface in multi-stage deep drawn stainless steel cups by inner ironing, Steel Grip, 2(2004), 245-250.
・ K. Mori, O. Ebihara, K. Yoshii and Y. Abe, Optimization of conditions in combined forming of deep drawing and ironing of disks using finite element simulation, Intelligence in a Materials World (ed. J. A. Meech et al.), (2003), 305-313, CRC Press.
・ K. Mori, Y. Abe and O. Ebihara, Prevention of Shock Lines in Multi-Stage Sheet Metal Forming, Int. J. Mach. Tools Manufact., 43-12(2003), 1177-1285.
・ Y. Abe, K. Mori and O. Ebihara, Optimisation of Distribution of Wall Thickness in Multi-Stage Sheet Metal Forming of Wheel Disk,J. Materials Processing Tech., 125-126(2002),792-797.
・ Y. Abe, K. Mori and O. Ebihara, Formation of Shock Lines in Multi-Stage Sheet Metal Forming, Advanced Technology of Plasticity 2002 (e. d. M. Kiuchi et al), 1(2002), 865-870.

Keywords

sheet bulk forming, plate forging, thickening, tailor blanks, compression, die design, prevention of seizure

Title of class

Machine Elements / Experimental Practice for Mechanical Engineering / Experimental Practice for Mechanical Engineering / Fundamentals of Research in Mechanical Engineering / Supervised Research in Mechanical Engineering / Advanced Material Forming Process


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