Electroform - definition of electroform by The Free Dictionary
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To produce or reproduce (an object) by electrodeposition on a mold.
to form (a metallic object) by electrolytic deposition on a mould or matrix
e•lec•tro•form (ɪˈlɛk trəˌfɔrm)
to form (an object) by the electrodeposition of a metal upon a mold.
Past participle: electroformed
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As a rule of thumb, the cost per part for an electroform is about the same as for stampings in a 100-piece lot.
To guarantee the purity of the reagent flow, the electroform is isolated from the fluid by an internal polymer coating applied in a secondary operation.
That's why many medical equipment manufacturers are turning to electroforms
, which can have flexible joints, hermetic seals, electromagnetic shields, and other special functions.