Dynaform - a complete die-system evaluation tool for the automotive industry.

Dynaform is a LS-DYNA based simulation solution for automotive, electrical, stamping, and tool & die domains.

Dynaform Forming Simulation Software

Dynaform encompasses the entire die system process in one simple interface. Simulating every detail during the design stage, Dynaform ensures the highest quality formed part and best manufacturing process. The system guides the engineer through cost estimation, quoting, die evaluation and formability.

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Die Face Design

Increase process reliability, efficiency, and cost reduction by bridging and streamlining the estimation and tool-building processes

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Blank Size Engineering

Unfold 3D sheet metal designs, estimate blank size, reduce scrap.


Formability Simulation

Generate formability results, prevent costly manufacturing issues.


Die Evaluation

Die surface evaluation & modification, trimline and scrap size check.

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Die System Analysis

Die structure analysis, scrap flow simulation, sheet metal transfer & handling.

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Blank & Trimline Dev

Near net shape simulation to accurately predict blank & trimline.

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Tube Bending & Forming

Simulation of CNC bending and hydroforming of tubular products.

Dynaform 7

Dynaform 7 Introduces Die Face Design Capabilities

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A quick-and-easy die face design enables a more accurate, more robust estimation process.

Die Face Design increases process reliability, efficiency, and cost reduction by bridging and streamlining the estimation and tool-building processes.

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Die Face Preparation

Surface edit tools aiding user in generation of binder and addendum with Dynaform 7.

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Binder Creation

With Flat, Profile, and Manual options, users can create best-fit binder for process and die surface.

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Addendum Creation

Create addendum swiftly and as intricately desired, using different addenda profile features.

Dynaform makes it possible to completely bypass soft tooling, reduce overall tryout time, lower costs, increase productivity and provide complete confidence in die system design. Makes possible evaluation alternative designs and materials.

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Prevent Costly Errors

Go beyond just ID’ing issues. Actually improve performance & quality by reducing wrinkling, thinning & tearing.


Generate Quotes Quickly

Accurately estimate blank size and blank nesting for maximum material utilization, minimum scrap, and piece costs.


Rapid Reliable Results

Die Evaluation includes INCSolver, allowing engineers to generate reliable formability results with a short response time.

Product Mass Reduction

Uncover Flaws & Optimize Product Designs

Promote rapid development & validation of single-station and progressive die designs based on accurate LS-DYNA® results.

Dynaform’s tube forming simulation now supports multi-stage tube forming, including tube bending, tube pre-forming, tube hydroforming, trimming, and annealing. The simulations can accurately predict failures like wrinkles, cracks, spring back, and feasibility of hydroforming.  No matter what process you are using or which stage you are focusing on, you can easily find the function you are looking for.

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Full-process Tube Forming

Key tube forming processes include features like bending, preforming, hydroforming, trimming, and annealing.


Auto-Tool Creation

Robust automated tool creation based on product geometry.

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Dynaform’s bending table now supports editing, inserting, and deleting operations. Users can now also import the bending table manually or automatically generate it from the center line. Our bending table generation algorithm improvements now serve to save users significant amounts of time generating tables.

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Enhanced Simulation

Simulate tube feeding, rotating, and bending simultaneously.

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Data Exchange

Enjoy seamless data exchanges with bending machines.

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Hydroforming in Dynaform 6.2 now supports comprehensive die face design including tube end extensions, centerline auto calculating, quick generating of die separating lines, mesh model separation based on separating lines, and more. Instead of switching to CAD software to create the tools, users can finish almost all major FEA model preparation works in Dynaform.

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FEA Preparation

Finish motion definition, mesh editing, & more – all in Dynaform.


Tools Generation

Generate both upper and lower tools quickly and easily.

Hydro Forming ETA

Dynaform’s forming simulation software makes it possible to uncover design flaws early in the process. Using the various modules engineers can more-fully evaluate alternative–and unconventional–designs. Doing so helps ensure higher quality outcomes.


Blank Size Engineering

Accurately estimate blank size. Minimize scrap & piece costs.

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Simulate Formability

Forming Limit Diagrams indicate major strain and problem areas.

Computer Analysis

Early CAD analysis

D-Eval module analyzes CAD-based tooling during the early stages.

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Got Scrap?

Use DSA mod to overcome shutdowns due to scrap removal failures.

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Dynaform 7 is the streamlined die simulation solution designed for today’s highly competitive markets and unsettled economic conditions.

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