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Metalworking: Bulk Forming

Edited by
S.L. Semiatin
S.L. Semiatin
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ASM International
Volume
14A
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-185-6
Publication date:
2005
Book Chapter

Forging of Nonferrous Metals

Published:
2005

Abstract

This article begins with discussion on forgeability and the factors affecting the forgeability of aluminum and aluminum alloys. It describes the types of forging methods and equipment and reviews critical elements in the overall aluminum forging process: die materials, die design, and die manufacture. The article discusses the critical aspects of various manufacturing elements of aluminum alloy forging, including the preparation of the forging stock, preheating stock, die heating, lubrication, trimming, forming and repair, cleaning, heat treatment, and inspection. It concludes with a discussion on the forging of advanced aluminum materials and aluminum alloy precision forgings.

Abstract

This article focuses on forging processes and equipment, types of forging alloys, and the forging practices associated with the forging of copper and copper alloys. An overview of the forging tolerances for small copper-base forgings is presented in a table.

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2005. "Forging of Nonferrous Metals", Metalworking: Bulk Forming, S.L. Semiatin

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