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ASM Handbook

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

Workability and Process Design in Extrusion and Wire Drawing[1]

By
Roger N. Wright
Roger N. Wright
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
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Published:
2005
Page range:
1 - 7
Publication history
November 14, 2008

Abstract

Workability is the ability of the workpiece metal to undergo extrusion or drawing without fracture or defect development. This article describes the limits of workability in extrusion and drawing in terms of fracture and flaw development and presents some comments on fracture mechanisms. It discusses the empirical projections of absolute workability from various mechanical tests. The article concludes with a discussion on extrusion and drawing process design implications.

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Roger N. Wright, 2005. "Workability and Process Design in Extrusion and Wire Drawing", Metalworking: Bulk Forming, S.L. Semiatin

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