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Metalworking: Bulk Forming

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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

Die Wear

By
Rajiv Shivpuri
Rajiv Shivpuri
The Ohio State University
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Sailesh Babu
Sailesh Babu
The Ohio State University
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S.L. Semiatin
S.L. Semiatin
Air Force Research Laboratory
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Published:
2005
Page range:
62 - 83
Publication history
March 01, 2006

Abstract

This article describes die wear and failure mechanisms, including thermal fatigue, abrasive wear, and plastic deformation. It summarizes the important attributes required for dies and the properties of the various die materials that make them suitable for particular applications. Recommendations on the selection of the materials for hot forging, hot extrusion, cold heading, and cold extrusion are presented. The article discusses the methods of characterizing abrasive wear and factors affecting abrasive wear. It discusses various die coatings and surface treatments used to extend the lives of dies: alloying surface treatments, micropeening, and electroplating.

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Rajiv Shivpuri, Sailesh Babu, S.L. Semiatin, 2005. "Die Wear", Metalworking: Bulk Forming, S.L. Semiatin

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