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ASM Handbook

Metalworking: Sheet Forming

Edited by
S.L. Semiatin
S.L. Semiatin
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ASM International
Volume
14B
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-186-3
Publication date:
2006
Book Chapter

Forming of Refractory Metals

By
Louis E. Huber, Jr.
Louis E. Huber, Jr.
Revising author
Cabot Supermetals Corporation
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;
Christopher A. Michaluk
Christopher A. Michaluk
Revising author
Michaluk and Associates
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Published:
2006
Page range:
652 - 655
Publication history
August 23, 2006

Abstract

This article describes the formability and surface contamination of the refractory metals such as niobium, tantalum, molybdenum, tungsten, and titanium-zirconium-molybdenum alloys. It reviews the factors that affect mechanical properties and formability during rolling and heat treatment. The effect of temperature on the formability of refractory metals is discussed. The article provides a description of the forming methods of sheet and preformed blanks using refractory metals. It also discusses the types of lubricants, including oils, soaps, waxes, silicones, graphite, and molybdenum disulphide, used in the forming of refractory metals.

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Louis E. Huber, Jr., Christopher A. Michaluk, 2006. "Forming of Refractory Metals", Metalworking: Sheet Forming, S.L. Semiatin

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