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Extrusion, 2d ed.


Extrusion, 2d ed.

Ed. by M. Bauser et al.

ASM International


592 pages




This overview of processes, equipment and tooling builds upon the tradition of the 1976 edition with significant updates, especially of metallurgical fundamentals and new and possible applications. It describes the basics of metal extrusion and its development over history, and the products generally made of tin, lead, magnesium, aluminum and hot-working alloys such as copper, titanium and iron. It then describes rod and tube extension processes such as direct, indirect and hydrostatic extrusion and special processes that produce cable sheathing and tube extensions, the aforesaid metallurgical principles such as structures impacted by casting, the extrusion of extruded semifinished products from metallic materials, including billet production, hot-working alloy processing and extrusion of powder metals, machinery and equipment for direct and indirect hot extrusion, extrusion tooling in all dimensions and quality management. The authors include extensive illustrations and references.

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