3) A gear blank has been successfully hot forged on a mechanical press in a closed die. At the beginning of a new production run, the die burst. What is the likely cause?
(ISBN 0-07116911-3) (chapter 9)
Closed die forging involves the shaping of hot metal completely within the walls or cavities of two dies that come together to enclose the workpiece on all sides. ...
The solution determines the likely cause of why the die burst at the beginning of a new production run.