P12556: Wyman Gordon Forging Locator
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Hot forging steel parts is a common method of producing complex high strength mechanical assemblies for aerospace, military, or automotive applications. High precision forgings may require several sequential forging steps, requiring alignment of an incomplete forged part with the next set of forging dies. This alignment is currently performed by hand using pry bars and forklift trucks, and alignment is performed by eye by an experienced operator. A system to measure the alignment of a forging relative to the forging dies in the press, and provide visual feedback to the operator indicating degree of misalignment is desired. A laser system has been implemented to address these needs as well as a provided program that will produce data Wyman Gordon can use for future optimizations. An LED display is also implemented to provide operators with quick easy to read information on the position of the part.

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Project Name
Wyman Gordon Forging Locator
Project Number
P12556
Project Family
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Start Term
2011-2
End Term
2011-3
Faculty Guide
Dr. Alan Raisanen, adremc@rit.edu
Primary Customer
Daren Eroh (Engineering Manager), deroh@wyman.com
Sponsor (financial support)
Wyman Gordon

Team Members

From left to right: Jorge Viana, Kevin Conway, Mark Gonzalez, Joe Majkowski, Robert Hagen

From left to right: Jorge Viana, Kevin Conway, Mark Gonzalez, Joe Majkowski, Robert Hagen

Member Role Contact
Kevin Conway Lead Engineer (ME) klc5445@rit.edu
Mark Gonzalez Mechanical Engineer mag3693@rit.edu
Robert Hagen Electrical Engineer reh8388@rit.edu
Joe Majkowski Electrical Engineer jdm4334@rit.edu
Jorge Viana Project Manager (ISE) jev7157@rit.edu

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Planning & Execution

Systems Design

Detailed Design

Project Review

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Planning & Execution

Build, Test, Document

Project Review

Presentation

Technical Paper

Software

Poster

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