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Metalworking: Sheet Forming

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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 Magnesium Alloys

By
E. Doege
E. Doege
University of Hanover
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B.-A. Behrens
B.-A. Behrens
University of Hanover
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G. Kurz
G. Kurz
University of Hanover
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O. Vogt
O. Vogt
University of Hanover
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Published:
2006
Page range:
625 - 639
Publication history
August 24, 2006

Abstract

In terms of forming, magnesium alloys are much more workable at elevated temperatures due to their hexagonal crystal structures. This article describes the deformation mechanisms of magnesium and provides information on the hot and cold forming processes of magnesium alloys and the lubricants used in the processes. It discusses the various forming processes of magnesium alloys. These include press-brake forming, deep drawing, manual and power spinning, rubber-pad forming, stretch forming, drop hammer forming, and precision forging.

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E. Doege, B.-A. Behrens, G. Kurz, O. Vogt, 2006. "Forming of Magnesium Alloys", Metalworking: Sheet Forming, S.L. Semiatin

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