Aluminum Extrusion Technology
Chapter 3: Extrusion Press and Auxiliary Equipment
This chapter covers the different types of extrusion presses in use, discussing their relative advantages, operating parameters, and selection factors. It describes the function of major components, including containers, stems, dummy pads, and die carriers, the maintenance they require, and their impact on productivity and the quality of extrusions. It also discusses the integration of auxiliary equipment such as log heaters and shears, quench systems, die ovens, pullers, stretchers, and stackers.
Extrusion Press and Auxiliary Equipment, Aluminum Extrusion Technology, By Pradip K. Saha, ASM International, 2000, p 55–86, https://doi.org/10.31399/asm.tb.aet.t68260055
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