Forming of Bars, Tube, and Wire
This article discusses the mechanics, surface preparation and principles of metal forming operations such as drawing, bending (draw bending, compression bending, roll bending, and stretch bending), spinning, and straightening of bars, tubes, wires, rods and structural shapes. This article also discusses the machines and tools, including dies and mandrels, and lubricants used for these metal forming operations.
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