tube reducing

tube reducing

[′tüb ri‚düs·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
Reducing the diameter and wall thickness of tubing by means of a mandrel and rolls.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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