cold drawing


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cold drawing

[′kōld ‚drȯ·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
Drawing a tube or wire through a series of successively smaller dies, without the application of heat, to reduce its diameter.
(textiles)
Drawing a textile, as nylon, when cold.
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A cold drawing facility has been commissioned by Turkey based Varzene Metal for stainless steel, titanium alloys and special alloy steel.
The aim of the experimental work was to determine the influence of the effective strain reached by cold drawing to springback ratio and springback angle of steel X6Cr13.
Two or three stretches are typical of cold drawing, but Macro believes the five-stretch series is a record.
The mills also supply steel stock to cold drawing customers and steel product finishing operations.
Rathbone's alignment keys are made by a combination of cold rolling and cold drawing and feature a smooth surface finish.
Corey Steel has been cold drawing steel bars for over 40 years.
A special importance in the technological process of cold drawing of bars is held by the preparation of materials, including the removal of oxides, aimed to achieve a flawless surface as well as to maintain lubrication while drawing.
Stress-whitening normally begins to form when applied stress exceeds the yield point of crystalline polymers, or is associated with cold drawing.
New choices in precision parts: Cold-drawn profile shapes in larger sizes This article describes the benefits of cold drawing, briefly describes the manufacturing process, and presents some examples of larger parts now being made by Rathbone cold draw.
This is a direct evidence of cold drawing that was also observed for the static loading of fracture mechanical specimens of aCOP (15).