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Metalworking: Sheet Forming

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S.L. Semiatin
S.L. Semiatin
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Die Sets

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221 - 225
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August 10, 2006


This article briefly describes the nomenclature, alignment and geometrical considerations, and functional and application requirements of a die set. The die set consists of the shank, guide posts, guide bushings, the punch, and die holders. The article illustrates plate flatness and parallelism in the die set. The testing for abrasion, seizure, and endurance in the die set are discussed briefly. The article concludes with information on die-set recommendations.

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2006. "Die Sets", Metalworking: Sheet Forming, S.L. Semiatin

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