dry wire drawing

dry wire drawing

[′drī ‚wīr ‚drȯ·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
The drawing of dry steel process wire, pretreated by acid cleaning, lime coating, and baking, through a lubricant and wire drawing frame.
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