Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Warm Forging

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_12667

The process of forming thermoplastic sheets or billets into desired shapes by pressing them between dies in a press, when the material and/or the dies have not been preheated. The blanks may be billets formed by extrusion, or may be die-cut from sheets. (Strong AB (2000) Plastics Materials and Processing. Prentice Hall, Columbus) See also  Cold Forming and  Solid-Phase Forming.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA