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ASM Handbook

Aluminum Science and Technology

Edited by
Kevin Anderson, FASM
Kevin Anderson, FASM
Mercury Marine
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John Weritz
John Weritz
Aluminum Association
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J. Gilbert Kaufman, FASM
J. Gilbert Kaufman, FASM
Kaufman Associates
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ASM International
Volume
2A
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-207-5
Publication date:
2018
Book Chapter

Wrought Aluminum Processes and Products

By
John Weritz
John Weritz
Aluminum Association
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S. Lampman
S. Lampman
ASM International
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Published:
2018
Page range:
255 - 278
Publication history
November 21, 2018

Abstract

This article introduces the basic characteristics, processes, and product forms associated with the five major categories of aluminum wrought products, namely, flat-rolled products (sheet, plate, and foil); rod, bar, and wire; tubular products; profiles; and forgings. It summarizes the various product forms in which commonly used wrought aluminum alloys are available. The configuration guidelines for ease of tolerance control in aluminum extrusions are presented. The article concludes with a discussion on warm forming and punchless forming methods.

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John Weritz, S. Lampman, 2018. "Wrought Aluminum Processes and Products", Aluminum Science and Technology, Kevin Anderson, FASM, John Weritz, J. Gilbert Kaufman, FASM

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