FORGE® Ring Rolling ModuleFORGE® Ring Rolling module is specially designed for those who want to simulate ring rolling processes and benefit from the most attractive package to increase their computing power.

Let’s double your computing power!

FORGE® Ring Rolling module offers a pool of tokens composed of ‘Ring Rolling’ and ‘Forging’ tokens. Your license is made up of a given number of tokens to simulate forging operations and a double of tokens exclusively for ring rolling operations. A unique proposal to speed up your ring rolling simulations!

What's inside?

Hot forging
Warm forging
Cold forming
Closed-die forging
Hammer forging
Bar shearing
Flash trimming
Preforming (reducer rolling, cross wedge rolling)
Flat/Long product rolling
Open-die forging
Ring rolling*
Radial axial ring rolling*
Flow forming
Heat treatment
Multi-Pass Files
Rigid tooling
Deformable tooling
Die stress analysis (uncoupled approach)
Die stress analysis (fully coupled approach)
Optimization and inverse analysis
Self-coding of user routines
Material database for hot/warm/cold forging

* These processes will use the dedicated ‘Ring Rolling tokens

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Key Advantages

  • 2D and 3D simulations
  • Multiple templates for radial rolling (RW), radial-axial rolling (RAW) and vertical rolling
  • Batch manager capability to launch a series of simulations one after the other
  • Sensor tracking to record fields such as temperature and residual stress over the manufacturing chain
  • Automatic report generator
  • Ability to work on the best blank design before rolling
  • High parallel scalability for optimal CPU time speedup
  • Dedicated ‘analytic rolls’ to increase accuracy and reduce CPU time
  • Specific mechanical approach, the Arbitrary Lagrangian Eulerian (ALE) method
  • Ability to represent grain flow along the manufacturing chain, thanks to our efficient marking grid technique
  • Multiple rolling mill driven modes (Ring Growth Speed vs Outer Diameter or Mandrel Speed vs Outer Diameter)
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Your benefits

Understanding of heat loss in the ring rolling process

Control of the geometry of the seamless rolled ring, the impact of centering rolls and axial rolls at every moment of the process

Determining forces and torques generated on the rolls

Preventing defects (underfilling, fish-tail, ovalization, eccentricity)

Predicting part properties (deformation ratio, temperature, etc.) and microstructure evolution for aerospace and energy industry grades

Real complex kinematic input ‘as on the shop floor’ with a dedicated piloting module applicable to SMS Meer, Muraro and Siempelkamp rolling mills


Simulate all steps from furnace to final heat treatment

  • Prior to the ring rolling stage itself, every forging operation can be modeled including billet transfer from furnace to press, upsetting and piercing.
  • Subsequent heat treatment operations can also be performed to predict phase transformation, residual stresses and distortions.
  • At every step of the process, the software performs an accurate prediction of metal deformation to anticipate forming issues, control uncertainties on the manufacturing process and, in the end, ensure high-quality forged products.


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