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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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Considerations related to the rebuild of the forming section and clothing application include:
Consequently, for those who make parts with sheet metal, the Forming, Fineblanking and Stamping (FFS) technology developed by Feintool System Parts ought to be of particular interest.
Before we leave "older" forming techniques, it's worth noting that there is still development work continuing in cylinder forming.
Features: Servo-driven with digital indexing; capable of 100 psi pressure forming; PC-controlled oven zones.
Plant Location: Selestat, France (Forming Fabrics & Engineered Fabrics)
The platen maintains constant pressure, resulting in consistent forming shot-to shot and run-to run, says Schrieffer.
While vacuum forming used only atmospheric pressure (14.7 psi) to force molten sheet into the contours of the mold, pressure forming used compressed air (20 to 50 psi) to do the same.
Corrugator vacuum forming of discrete parts is known to be practiced by only a few dozen processors globally.
Applications: Heavy-gauge forming, including Class-A and TPO parts
Among other thin-gauge packaging exhibits to appear at NPE, Canada's GN Plastics plans to demonstrate what it calls "dual-mold forming." This patented system employs two molds that alternately swing back and forth between forming and parts-removal stations, creating a system that gets the productivity benefits of two molds while requiring just one trim station.
the 40% scrap rate typical for roll-fed sheet forming. The process bears some similarities to a "scrapless" forming method developed decades ago by Dow Plastics, in which barrier sheet is punched into squares that are impact-formed and then drawn into molds.
Features: Very high-speed (40+ cycles/min) pressure forming; all-servo-driven.