Image icon  Sheet forming of a car body panel

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Description: This is a schematic image of a sheet forming process applied to manufacturing a engineering gear. It is difficult to roll the gear teeth profile, but rolled steel sheet could be used as a starting material. You could then punch out a gear-shaped blank using sheet metal forming.
Keywords: forming • sheet • car • door • mould • moulding • metals • die
Categories: Materials > Metals & alloys
Processes > Shaping
Processes > Shaping > Deformation > Sheet forming
Applications > Transport
Product Forms > Flat > Sheet
Created by: The Open University
Published by: The Open University
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Date created: 09 August 2010
Date added: 13 December 2010
Resource ID: 3275