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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

Shearing of Sheet, Strip, and Plate

By
L. Chen
L. Chen
Revising author
Engineered Materials Solutions, Inc.
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Published:
2006
Page range:
39 - 45
Publication history
August 07, 2006

Abstract

Shearing is a method for cutting a material piece into smaller pieces using a shear knife to force the material past an opposition shear knife in a progression form. This article describes the principles, attributes, and defects of straight-knife shearing. The equipment, materials used, and the operating parameters are discussed. The article provides information on the applications of rotary shearing. It concludes with a discussion on devices equipped with shearing machines for protecting personnel from the hazards of shear knives, flywheels, gears, and other moving parts.

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L. Chen, 2006. "Shearing of Sheet, Strip, and Plate", Metalworking: Sheet Forming, S.L. Semiatin

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