cold work


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cold work

n
(Metallurgy) the craft of shaping metal without heat
vb (tr)
(Metallurgy) to shape (metal) in this way
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Verb1.cold work - shape (metal) without heat
work on, work, process - shape, form, or improve a material; "work stone into tools"; "process iron"; "work the metal"
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Tubular steel radiators and circulating air chests, Cold work.
It was cold work for the anglers who took part in the Sunday Open on the Match Lake at White Springs.
10] reported that surface roughness of 4140 steel was improved as cutting speed was elevated and was deteriorated with feed rate when comparing the machinability of hardened AISI 4140 cold work tool steel.
Although cold work increases the material strength of the aluminum alloy, it also introduces a higher stress concentration [11].
SLD-i cold work tool steel has been developed to address these demands; the material, according to Diehl Tool Steel (diehlsteel.
As this process is more effective than traditional cold work, it serves mainly as a theoretical test bed for more economical processes such as explosive forging.
Because this strength increase is comparable to that of heat treatment, it can be more cost effective to cold work a weaker, less costly metal than it is to hot work a more expensive one--especially when a precision finish is required.
As Moniz explains, cold work results in anisotropic behavior in metals.
2010; Microstructural effects on the fatigue crack nucleation in cold work tool steels.
The company's products include heat resistant steels, case hardening steels, micro alloys, spring and cold work tool steels.
With baseline results far exceeding the consensus standards limitations and the reasons pointing to the grain and cold work variables more so than wall thickness, a more accurate method for quantifying operating and burst pressures was sought.
1], isothermal annealing with the aid of prior cold work and finally, hot deformation before, during or after the transformation of austenite to pearlite (Kamyabi-Gol, 2010).