stretch forming

stretch forming

[′strech ‚fȯrm·iŋ]
(mechanical engineering)
Shaping metals and plastics by applying tension to stretch the heated sheet or part, wrapping it around a die, and then cooling it. Also known as wrap forming.
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Across its five locations, the company specialises in all forming methods, including titanium sol-gel coating, metal bonding, specialty alloy welding, stretch forming, hydroforming, welding, brazing, processing, titanium SPF forming and aluminum and titanium chemical milling, among other capabilities.
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Lan, "Numerical simulation on the local stress and local deformation in multipoint stretch forming process," International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, vol.
It did not take as much searching as I had feared - the original two-game stretch forming part of an eventual five-game unbeaten run as Saracens and Gloucester both fell at Kingston Park in succession, Worcester having managed to escape with a 16-16 draw.
Additional capital improvements at the LMI facility in Vista, California, have provided the necessary capacity for the program's stretch forming and metal fabrication requirements.
This reduction shows the gradual transition of forming mode from stretch forming to draw forming for this point.
Stretch forming is a metal forming process in which a piece of sheet metal is stretched and bent simultaneously over a die in order to form large contoured parts (Paulsen and Welo, 2002).
Taking into account that the shape is relatively complex, we decided that the tangential stretch forming method is most suited.
stretch forming: Stretch forming forces tapered dies into the top and bottom of the can.
Haydn Risby, technical manager at HAT, said: "The traditional method of stretch forming was offered initially, but for the low to medium production volumes required by Modec, the stretch forming tooling costs were not cost effective for the project's budget.
And Schweizer backs up its production people with computer-aided design (CAD), computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), and computer numerical control (CNC) routing plus stretch forming, rubber press forming, drop-hammer forming, aluminum heat treating, and welding.