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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003133
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... by punching a series of holes in a steel plate. Multiple wiredrawing machines were introduced around 1900. As a result, chilled cast iron plates and dies that could be reamed to size replaced the punch-sized, steel-plate dies. Lubricants were introduced because of the considerable heat generated...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006753
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... Signal Corps and was injured when his Wright Flyer crashed ( Fig. 1 ). His passenger sustained fatal injuries ( Ref 2 ). Upon receiving word of the mishap, Wilbur immediately ordered the delivery of the failed flyer to France so he could conduct a thorough investigation. This was decades before the...