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e·lec·tro·form

 (ĭ-lĕk′trə-fôrm′)
tr.v. e·lec·tro·formed, e·lec·tro·form·ing, e·lec·tro·forms
To produce or reproduce (an object) by electrodeposition on a mold.
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electroform

(ɪˈlɛktrəˌfɔːm)
vb
to form (a metallic object) by electrolytic deposition on a mould or matrix
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e•lec•tro•form

(ɪˈlɛk trəˌfɔrm)

v.t.
to form (an object) by the electrodeposition of a metal upon a mold.
[1950–55]
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electroform


Past participle: electroformed
Gerund: electroforming

Imperative
electroform
electroform
Present
I electroform
you electroform
he/she/it electroforms
we electroform
you electroform
they electroform
Preterite
I electroformed
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he/she/it electroformed
we electroformed
you electroformed
they electroformed
Present Continuous
I am electroforming
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he/she/it is electroforming
we are electroforming
you are electroforming
they are electroforming
Present Perfect
I have electroformed
you have electroformed
he/she/it has electroformed
we have electroformed
you have electroformed
they have electroformed
Past Continuous
I was electroforming
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Past Perfect
I had electroformed
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Future
I will electroform
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he/she/it will electroform
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Future Perfect
I will have electroformed
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Future Continuous
I will be electroforming
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been electroforming
you have been electroforming
he/she/it has been electroforming
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they have been electroforming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been electroforming
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he/she/it will have been electroforming
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been electroforming
you had been electroforming
he/she/it had been electroforming
we had been electroforming
you had been electroforming
they had been electroforming
Conditional
I would electroform
you would electroform
he/she/it would electroform
we would electroform
you would electroform
they would electroform
Past Conditional
I would have electroformed
you would have electroformed
he/she/it would have electroformed
we would have electroformed
you would have electroformed
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One proven solution is metal electroforms. Made of metal formed electrochemically on a sacrificial mandrel, electroforms can be made as small as 0.024 in.
In such relatively large-scale applications, one-piece electroforms replace stampings, machined parts, complex assemblies, or brazements and weldments.
Medical electroforms are available in gold, silver, or a proprietary electroforming nickel.
By far, the largest medical application for miniature electroforms has been bellows-type flexible seals and sensing elements in air regulators, switches, gauges, actuators, and pressure compensators.
To speed development and reduce cost, prototype electroforms can be supplied within weeks rather than the months required to tool new stampings.
Miniature electroforms provide the solution," said Paul Hazlitt, chief application engineer at Servometer.
For all their advantages, electroforms demand special design and manufacturing facilities and special expertise.
Many electroformed miniature bellows-type seals parts are no bigger than a caraway seed, yet are as supple as a "slinky" toy.
How do electroforms pay off for medical equipment manufacturers?
An advantage of electroforms is that their internal dimensions can be verified before the parts are made.
Electroformed or electrodeposited parts made of thin layers of metal formed on a dissolving mandrel have long provided designers with unusual shapes.
"The combination of strength and ductility makes nickel uniquely suitable for flexible bellows as well as rigid electroformed components," Hazlitt says.