shaping dies

shaping dies

[′shāp·iŋ ‚dīz]
(mechanical engineering)
A set of dies for bending, pressing, or otherwise shaping a material to a desired form.
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Understanding and predicting how extruded profile dimensions change along an extrusion line contribute significantly to the design of shaping dies and the effectiveness of dimensional control.
This generation occurs as heated billets are pushed through shaping dies and then as the extruded shapes are clamped to be stretched.