magnetic forming

magnetic forming

[mag′ned·ik ′fȯr·miŋ]
(metallurgy)
The forming of metal into desired shapes by using strong magnetic fields, produced by charging a large capacitor bank and then discharging it into an induction coil in less than 10-6 second, to push the metal against a forming die.
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