Sheet Metal Forming

GOM Industries Sheet Metal Forming

Measuring systems from GOM are used in stamping, bending, drawing, pressing, and forming process chains to guarantee consistent quality assurance: from determining the sheet metal properties, via accelerating tool try-out and first article inspection, up to series accompanying production control and assembly analysis.

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Quality control in sheet metal forming processes

  • Material Properties/FLC
  • Design / CAD
  • Simulation & Forming Limit Analysis
  • Tool Making, Testing & Machine Capability Analysis
  • First Article Inspection
  • Series Inspection
  • Assembly & Fixtures


For design and simulation, GOM systems provide precise material properties by determining the forming limit curve (FLC). During try-out, sheet metal parts are checked for shape and dimensional accuracy as well as for material defects: part geometry, springback, trimming, hole patterns, material thickness, and forming limit analysis. For the series-accompanying quality control, all measurement and inspection processes are automated.

Design and Simulation

  • Sheet metal parameters
  • Forming analysis
  • Simulation verification
  • Optimization of simulation models
  • Faster product development
  • Inspection planning

Tool Making

  • Targeted tool correction
  • Material thickness change
  • Spring-back compensation
  • Update of CAD data
  • Wear control, maintenance and repair

Sheet Metal Parts

  • First article inspection report
  • 3D shape and dimension analysis
  • Analysis of trimming & spring
  • Inspection of hole patterns & boundaries
  • Series measurement & trend analysis
  • Surface defect visualization
Sheet Metal Forming Brochure
3D Metrology in Industrial Sheet Metal Forming Processes

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