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hydroforming

[¦hī·drə‚for·miŋ]
(chemical engineering)
A petroleum-refinery process in which naphthas are passed over a catalyst at elevated temperatures and moderate pressures in the presence of added hydrogen or hydrogen-containing gases, to form high-octane BTX aromatics for motor fuels or chemical manufacture.
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The hydroform die screws into the top of your press like any other die.
Schuler's expertise is in the engineering and manufacture of metalforming systems, and produces components and parts, such as hydroformed stainless steel exhaust systems.
A closed-section hydroformed tube, whether dual-phase steel or aluminum, offers comparable protection to that of a stamped and welded section, but using lower-gauge material.
has received an order from an automotive supplier for 10 of its 1,000-watt fiber lasers used to cut hydroform parts, the company reported yesterday in a news release.
Darphin HydroForm in spray or stick application, pounds 17, from Belle Naturell, Sunniside, (0191) 488-1388 and Peppermint Park, Gateshead, (0191) 469-0309.
Just how fast can the rapid prototype hydroform process provide parts?
"This has been achieved through significant investment i n research and development and in - cludes state-of-the-art Hydroform - ing equipment and CNC bending equipment which forms the major part of our future busines s strategy."
Lancome Slim Success, pounds 28.50 at John Lewis, Darphin Hydroform Contouring Gel, pounds 37 (0870 034-2566), and Pevonia Botanica Smooth & Tone Body-Svelt Gel, pounds 43.50 (01449 727000), will speed up the process.
Dr Irena's Lirene Dermoprogram Active Anti-Cellulite Gel-Cream, pounds 8.95, at Boots, and Darphin Hydroform Contouring Gel, pounds 37, 0870 034-2566, also contain caffeine.
DARPHIN has developed a new range of body cosmetics called Hydroform Body Line with invigorating lemon, orange and bergamot essential oils which encourage a regime to cleanse, moisturise, tone and firm.
Early to recognize the advantages of CNC bending, Northern Tube, Pinconning, MI, a Tier Two supplier of tubular products for light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks, was also quick to see the benefits of robotic laser cutting over traditional mechanical drill/pierce equipment in hydroform applications.
Dynamic Metals Products Inc., an aerospace manufacturer that fabricates sheet metal components for aircraft engines, reprocesses these parts using a hydroform press that forms material up to 10 inches deep.