These sudden accidents have made the companies that were not well-off in profits even worse.
Enterprises must find ways to reduce costs.
I recommend cost reduction design here – that is, to reduce costs through product design optimization.
For example, for sheet metal parts, one of the most common design ideas for reducing costs is to use sheet metal parts for structural reinforcement, thereby reducing material thickness, and ultimately reducing the amount of frying materials, thereby achieving the goal of cost reduction.
So, how to strengthen the structure of sheet metal parts?
This article introduces six of the best sheet metal reinforcement methods in the industry:
- Edge bending or flanging
- Increase structural reinforcement
- Curved or three-dimensional
- Triangular or long convex hull reinforcement at the bend
- Inner slot flanging or opening horn hole
- The edge of the sheet metal part is folded and flattened
I hope that when the raw materials are skyrocketing, you can bring specific and implementable cost reduction measures.
1、Edge bending or flanging
·If the sheet metal part is a flat plate, its strength will be relatively low. In order to ensure the strength requirement, we have to increase the wall thickness, and the material cost will increase.
·Bending or flanging can be added around the sheet metal parts, so the strength of the sheet metal parts will be greatly improved. We have the opportunity to use thinner sheet metal wall thickness.
3、Surface or three-dimensional
Curved or three-dimensional flat sheet metal parts can increase the strength of the sheet metal parts.
4、Triangular or long convex hull reinforcement at the bend
At the bend of the sheet metal part, adding a triangular or long convex rib can reinforce the bend.
5、Flanging the inner slot or opening the speaker hole
·Internal slots themselves will weaken half a catty of strength, especially those with larger internal dimensions.
·We need to flang these slots or open horn holes, which is similar to bending or reflexively flattening the slots to increase strength.
6、The edge of the sheet metal part is folded and flattened
·If it is not possible to bend with a higher size due to space constraints, you can bend and flatten the edge of the sheet metal (or called the dead edge) to increase strength.