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Hydrostatic Extrusion

Naturevolume 199pages485486 (1963) | Download Citation

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Bobrowsky and Stack1 have suggested the possibility of using the hydrostatic extrusion process as a means of fabricating wire. That this is a proved fact is shown in Fig. 1. This shows five stages in the production of aluminium wire from a ½-in. diam. bar. For illustration purposes in showing all reductions on one specimen, extrusion has been stopped at an earlier point on each successive pass, a fact which also points to the smoothness of this particular operation.

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  1. U.K. Atomic Energy Authority, Reactor Fuel-Element Laboratory, Springfields Works, Salwick, Preston

    • D. GREEN
    • , S. W. PIGOTT
    • , K. SLATER
    •  & P. DANIELS

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