autofrettage


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autofrettage

[′ȯd·ō‚fred·ij]
(engineering)
A process for manufacturing gun barrels; prestressing the metal increases the load at which its permanent deformation occurs.
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Typical applications include: pressure test stands, burst testing, autofrettage, chemical injection, gauge testing, work holding, jacking and lifting systems and valve actuation.
has developed turnkey ultra high-pressure leak test systems and autofrettage systems for R&D and production of diesel engine components.
15 shows that the cumulative events curve stability test can be performed during autofrettage.