sheet forming

sheet forming

[′shēt ‚fȯrm·iŋ]
(engineering)
The process of producing thin, flat sections of solid materials; for example, sheet metal, sheet plastic, or sheet glass.
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Another 70 papers consider the areas of wear and friction testing, machining operations, sheet forming, mass forming, lubrication and surface treatments, metallurgical joining, the simulation of joining processes, and mechanical joining.
The first volume sets out fundamentals, considering such topics as classifying and describing sheet metal forming operations, materials for sheet forming, principles of sheet forming presses, and electromechanical servo-drive presses.
With its specialized inclined roller head or sheet forming die, the TSR accepts material discharged from an internal intensive mixer.
Accurate control of dough piece size and weight have always been key benefits of Baker Perkins' sheet forming and cutting equipment for crackers and hard sweet biscuits.
The forming process resembles forging more than sheet forming at impact.
Sheet forming, fabric thermostamping, filament winding and continuous fiber-reinforced profiles are investigated.
224 million for a University of Queensland project, led by Associate Professor Paul Meehan, to expand on the opportunities coming out of incremental sheet forming.
The new process is a microscopic adaptation of the trapped sheet forming technique.
The new facility, a former Bayer pharmaceutical research facility built in 1999, has been upgraded into a 25,000-square-foot technology center with specialty laboratories for paper pulping and sheet forming, modern paper testing laboratories, and a print quality lab.
This technology is used by compound formulators to facilitate the use of materials based on Engage in thermoplastic compounds, many of which are processed on PVC sheet forming and thermoforming equipment.
In this fourth edition, an entire chapter has been devoted to forming limit diagrams and various aspects of stamping and another on other sheet forming operations.
This IIF project proposes the development of a new flexible sheet forming process to support sustainable technologies of rapid manufacturing high value-added, small batch & customised sheet metal parts, with reduced costs & lead time.