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Metalworking: Sheet Forming

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Forming of Stainless Steel

Joseph A. Douthett
Joseph A. Douthett
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AK Steel Corporation, Inc.
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562 - 582
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August 23, 2006


This article discusses the selection of types of stainless steel for various methods of forming based on the formability and on the power required for forming. It reviews the requirements of lubrication, blanking, and piercing. The article describes various forming methods, namely, press-brake forming, press forming, multiple-slide forming, deep drawing, spinning, rubber-pad forming, drop hammer forming¸ three-roll forming, contour roll forming, stretch forming, and bending of tubing.

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Joseph A. Douthett, 2006. "Forming of Stainless Steel", Metalworking: Sheet Forming, S.L. Semiatin

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