Improving Product Quality of Wire Drawing Process Using Design of Experiments

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

2 Department of Mechanical Design and Production, Faculty of Engineering, Zagazig University, Egypt.


The wire drawing process is an essential technique in mechanical and industrial operations in lots of applications. Therefore, the current article aims to employ different methodologies (i.e., experimental, numerical) to investigate the optimum operating conditions and lubrication type on the surface and mechanical quality of these wires. By examining the effects of die angle, drawing speed, and lubricant type on wire drawing outcomes, the research not only provides valuable insights into process optimization but also contributes to reducing defects and enhancing wire properties. Results demonstrate significant variations in tensile strength based on these parameters, highlighting the need for precise control over process variables to achieve desired outcomes consistently. Moreover, statistical analyses reveal substantial relationships between process variables and tensile strength, offering a deeper understanding of the underlying mechanisms driving wire drawing performance. Overall, this research not only advances the understanding of wire drawing processes but also offers practical insights for improving wire manufacturing techniques, ultimately bolstering product quality, reducing costs, and increasing competitiveness in the global market.


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Volume 55, Issue 1
January 2024
Pages 8-25
  • Receive Date: 01 January 2024
  • Revise Date: 01 February 2024
  • Accept Date: 02 February 2024