Chapter 10: Customer Manufacturing Processes
This chapter provides basic concepts and background for customer-related manufacturing processes applied to aluminum products including forming, joining and welding, surface treatments, and machinability. It reviews the selection criteria, key testing regimes, and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) requirements. The chapter also presents examples that demonstrate the importance of choosing the correct alloy and temper to successfully meet the OEM fabrication criteria.
Customer Manufacturing Processes, Aluminum: Technology, Industry, and Applications, By Robert E. Sanders, Graeme J. Marshall, ASM International, 2023, p 211–244, https://doi.org/10.31399/asm.tb.atia.t59340211
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