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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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Hydroforming can form containers as well as fill the containers with the hydroforming liquid.
Analysis on critical conditions of sidewall wrinkling for hydroforming of thin-walled Tee-joint, International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture 97: 42-49.
In addition to a hydroforming die, you'll need a special shell holder without a priming hole, a handful of spent primers, a bit of case lube, a container of water and a method of filling cases without spilling.
After the structuring process by hydroforming, the corrosion resistance of zinc-coated sheet metals slightly increased, which was studied in [7].
"Our core capability here is sheet metal fabrication and forming; brake forming, hydroforming, roll forming.
Forming fluids include rolling oils, drawing and stamping compounds, forging compounds, die-casting compounds, and hydroforming fluids.
The keynote addresses cover advanced in-process control systems for sheet stamping and tube hydroforming processes, and beta-forging titanium Ti6Al4V alloy powders: phase evolution modeling and strain-rate relation.
Vehma International, an engineering and prototype division within the Cosma International operating unit of Magna, manufactured and integrated the multi-material body-in-white, closures, chassis and bumper components using a variety of innovative processes, such as hydroforming, stamping, roll forming and diecasting.
"Canada is also a world leader in injection and blow moulding, hydroforming, ferrous and non-ferrous casting, powder metal coating and fabrication to name but a few.
Gummilast is also available for hydroforming bladders, throw pads and Guerin Process pads.
For the uninitiated, 'hydroforming' is a specialized die-forming process which involves the use of high-pressure hydraulic fluid that lends shape to the chassis components.
Hydroforming enhances rigidity of the chassis while reducing weight.