Re: Panel side hoppers

Anthony Thompson <thompson@...>

Dennis Storzek wrote:
Interesting point about the deep draw of the panels. makes me wonder if the failure mode was rusting through at the bottom corners, since the sheet would have become considerably thinner in those areas.
I can assure you that from a mechanical behavior point of view, these panels are not REMOTELY deep drawn. Deep drawing has its challenges, but they are in areas like, for example, drawing cups deeper than they are wide.

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