cold work


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cold work,

n a deformation of the space lattice of metals by mechanical manipulation at room temperature. The process alters certain properties (e.g., ductility).
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The original tooling for this product was supplied using a typical grade of cold work tool steel which caused loss of tablet definition owing to excessive wear of the punch tip face.
And they'd rather be in the warm doing hairdressing than standing in a cold work room at the crack of dawn.
CID will carry at least 16 different styles of Ironclad gloves, including those that are well suited for tough and cold work environments, such as the General Utility(TM) Safety Orange, Griptec(R), the Extreme Duty(R), and three styles of the Cold Condition(R).
Superoll tools use a plastic deformation process to cold work the rough metal into smooth hard surfaces free from irregularities and are typically used in burnishing connecting rod bearing surfaces, cylinders, piston housings, shafts, connecting rods and pins, valves, and valve seat surfaces, or in the semiconductor industry.
This line of tools uses a plastic deformation-process to cold work the rough metal into a smooth hard surface, free from irregularities.
THERE'S been some cold work for two Liverpool stars who are both nominated in this year's ECHO Entertainment Awards.
The new alloy was developed by modifying the company's MP159T alloy by using the same chemistry but different cold work and age hardening parameters.
Transfer the dough to a lightly floured, cold work surface and roll 1/16-inch thick.
However, keeping a bow in your hand all day is a real pain and can be cold work when the mercury dips.
It's a cold work, cruelly violent and derivative, but director Peter Hyams knows how to keep a movie moving.
They supply a finer product; forging die steels, plastic mold steels, die casting tool steels, custom open-die forgings and cold work.
It was cold work on Saturday at White Springs where the top two weights came from the Match Lake.