Text icon  TALAT Lecture 2102.02: An Upper Casing for an Automobile Steering Column, Special Study: Impact Extrusion

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Description: This lecture offers an example of product development. It imparts knowledge about cold forging of aluminium and choice of alloy. It provides insight into how to develop a product using the general specifications and the interaction between form, material and processing chain and the importance of being thoroughly familiar with the different design materials, their processing possibilities and properties. The lecture is recommended for those situations, where a brief, general background information about aluminium is needed as an introduction of other subject areas of aluminium application technologies. This lecture is part of the self-contained course "Aluminium in Product Development", which is treated under TALAT lectures 2101 and 2102.
Keywords: design • product • cold forging • impact extrusion • mathematical model • processing chain • production • choice of alloy
Categories: Materials > Metals & alloys > Aluminium & alloys
Processes > Shaping > Deformation > Extrusion
Applications > Transport
Product Forms > Long > Section (rolled and extruded)
Other topics > Design
Created by: European Aluminium Association, Brussels
Steinar Skog , Raufoss A/S, Raufoss
Kolstein Asbøll, Raufoss A/S, Raufoss
Published by: European Aluminium Association, Brussels
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Date created: 01 January 1994
Date added: 24 September 2009
Resource ID: 2126