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forming

[′fȯrm·iŋ]
(electricity)
Application of voltage to an electrolytic capacitor, electrolytic rectifier, or semiconductor device to produce a desired permanent change in electrical characteristics as a part of the manufacturing process.
(mechanical engineering)
A process for shaping or molding sheets, rods, or other pieces of hot glass, ceramic ware, plastic, or metal by the application of pressure.

Forming

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

When two planets are beginning to enter into an aspect with each other, but before the aspect has become exact, the aspect is said to be forming.

forming

A process of shaping metal by mechanical action other than machining, forging, or casting.
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Blade forming gives good formation but retention suffers due to the sharp pressure pulses of the blades.
Modern twin-wire machines use roll forming to initially drain the sheet and form a mat.
Offers Mikutherm and Vacutherm equipment for vacuum forming.
Describing enhanced single-station, sheet-fed forming systems featuring fast-set-up and turbo-cooling.
forming area, 5-in, depth of draw, and speeds up to 30 cycles/min.
Each machine comes programmed with detailed graphical drawings of the machine, a listing of general process parameters, and step-by-step instructions on how to set up and operate the machine for 13 different thermoforming processes, such as drape forming, billow forming, or straight vacuum forming.
The new SF series servo-driven pressure former, designed primarily for forming blister packs or trays, will be exhibited by Zed Industries Inc.
Both it and a second model (KMD52 BFS) have a redesigned servo-drive system for material indexing, forming, trimming, and upstacking, and--for the first time--plug assist.
Vandalia, Ohio, will introduce three in-line forming systems:
forming area, and computer control with recipe storage and touchscreen color monitor.
deep) pressure formed by Arrem for a blood-chemistry analyzer might have been $750,000 to $1 million with injection molding, but only 20% of that for pressure forming, says Arrem.
The analyzer won top honors at the SPE meeting, receiving both the Chairman's Award for criteria such as innovation, forming and trimming difficulty and the People's Choice voted by the show's 400 attendees.