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Sheet metal

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Sheet metal is metal formed by an industrial process into thin, flat pieces. [1]

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Aluminium or aluminum is a chemical element with symbol Al and atomic number 13.

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Aluminum can

An aluminum can (British English: aluminium can), sometimes erroneously referred to as a "tin can", is a container for packaging made primarily of aluminum.

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A backgauge is a mechanical system, normally attached to a brake press.

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Bending (metalworking)

Bending is a manufacturing process that produces a V-shape, U-shape, or channel shape along a straight axis in ductile materials, most commonly sheet metal.

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Brass is a metallic alloy that is made of copper and zinc.

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Brickwork is masonry produced by a bricklayer, using bricks and mortar.

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Brushed metal

A piece of brushed aluminium A collection of brushed stainless steel Breville small appliances A DeLorean DMC-12 featuring non-structural brushed stainless steel panels The Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri Brushed or dull polished metal is metal with a unidirectional satin finish.

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A cabinet is a box-shaped piece of furniture with doors and/or drawers for storing miscellaneous items.

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Catalysis is the increase in the rate of a chemical reaction due to the participation of an additional substance called a catalysthttp://goldbook.iupac.org/C00876.html, which is not consumed in the catalyzed reaction and can continue to act repeatedly.

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Cavalry (from the French cavalerie, cf. cheval 'horse') or horsemen were soldiers or warriors who fought mounted on horseback.

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Circle grid analysis

Circle grid analysis (CGA), also known as circle grid strain analysis, is a method of measuring the strain levels of sheet metal after a part is formed by stamping or drawing.

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Cleco (fastener)

A cleco, also spelled generically cleko, is a temporary fastener developed by the Cleveland Pneumatic Tool Company.

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Copper is a chemical element with symbol Cu (from cuprum) and atomic number 29.

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Corrugated galvanised iron

Corrugated galvanised iron or steel (colloquially corrugated iron (near universal), wriggly tin (taken from UK military slang), pailing (in Caribbean English), corrugated sheet metal (in North America) and occasionally abbreviated CGI) is a building material composed of sheets of hot-dip galvanised mild steel, cold-rolled to produce a linear corrugated pattern in them.

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Cutlery includes any hand implement used in preparing, serving, and especially eating food in Western culture.

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Deep drawing

Deep drawing is a sheet metal forming process in which a sheet metal blank is radially drawn into a forming die by the mechanical action of a punch.

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Diamond plate

Diamond plate, also known as checker plate, tread plate and Durbar floor plate, is a type of metal stock with a regular pattern of raised diamonds or lines on one side, with the reverse side being featureless.

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Die (manufacturing)

A die is a specialized tool used in manufacturing industries to cut or shape material mostly using a press.

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Drawing (manufacturing)

Drawing is a metalworking process which uses tensile forces to stretch metal or glass.

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Electric machine

In electrical engineering, electric machine is a general term for machines using electromagnetic forces, such as electric motors, electric generators, and others.

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Fan (machine)

A mechanical fan is a powered machine used to create flow within a fluid, typically a gas such as air.

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Foil (metal)

A foil is a very thin sheet of metal, usually made by hammering or rolling.

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Formability is the ability of a given metal workpiece to undergo plastic deformation without being damaged.

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Forming limit diagram

A forming limit diagram, also known as a forming limit curve, is used in sheet metal forming for predicting forming behavior of sheet metal.

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Gold is a chemical element with symbol Au (from aurum) and atomic number 79, making it one of the higher atomic number elements that occur naturally.

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Heat treating

Heat treating (or heat treatment) is a group of industrial and metalworking processes used to alter the physical, and sometimes chemical, properties of a material.

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Horse tack

Tack is a piece of equipment or accessory equipped on horses in the course of their use as domesticated animals.

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Fluid statics or hydrostatics is the branch of fluid mechanics that studies fluids at rest.

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Industrial Press

Industrial Press, Inc., is a privately held corporation headquartered in South Norwalk, Connecticut.

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Iron is a chemical element with symbol Fe (from ferrum) and atomic number 26.

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Jewellery (British English) or jewelry (American English)see American and British spelling differences consists of small decorative items worn for personal adornment, such as brooches, rings, necklaces, earrings, pendants, bracelets, and cufflinks.

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Letter box

A letter box, letterbox, letter plate, letter hole, mail slot or mailbox is a receptacle for receiving incoming mail at a private residence or business.

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Machine press

A forming press, commonly shortened to press, is a machine tool that changes the shape of a workpiece by the application of pressure.

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Machinery's Handbook

Machinery's Handbook for machine shop and drafting-room; a reference book on machine design and shop practice for the mechanical engineer, draftsman, toolmaker, and machinist (the full title of the 1st edition) is a classic reference work in mechanical engineering and practical workshop mechanics in one volume published by Industrial Press, New York, since 1914.

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A mandrel (also mandril or arbor) is one of the following.

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A metal (from Greek μέταλλον métallon, "mine, quarry, metal") is a material (an element, compound, or alloy) that is typically hard when in solid state, opaque, shiny, and has good electrical and thermal conductivity.

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Metal leaf

Metal leaf, also called composition leaf or schlagmetal, is a thin foil used for decoration.

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Metal spinning

Metal spinning, also known as spin forming or spinning or metal turning most commonly, is a metalworking process by which a disc or tube of metal is rotated at high speed and formed into an axially symmetric part.

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Metalworking is the process of working with metals to create individual parts, assemblies, or large-scale structures.

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Nickel is a chemical element with symbol Ni and atomic number 28.

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Permeability (electromagnetism)

In electromagnetism, permeability is the measure of the ability of a material to support the formation of a magnetic field within itself.

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Plate armour

Plate armor is a historical type of personal body armour made from iron or steel plates, culminating in the iconic suit of armour entirely encasing the wearer.

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Platinum is a chemical element with symbol Pt and atomic number 78.

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Press brake

A press brake is a machine pressing tool for bending sheet and plate material, most commonly sheet metal.

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Pressure vessel

A pressure vessel is a container designed to hold gases or liquids at a pressure substantially different from the ambient pressure.

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Progressive stamping

Progressive stamping is a metalworking method that can encompass punching, coining, bending and several other ways of modifying metal raw material, combined with an automatic feeding system.

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A pump is a device that moves fluids (liquids or gases), or sometimes slurries, by mechanical action.

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Repoussé and chasing

Repoussé or repoussage (respectively) is a metalworking technique in which a malleable metal is ornamented or shaped by hammering from the reverse side to create a design in low relief.

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A rivet is a permanent mechanical fastener.

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Roll slitting

Roll slitting is a shearing operation that cuts a large roll of material into narrower rolls.

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Rolling (metalworking)

In metalworking, rolling is a metal forming process in which metal stock is passed through one or more pairs of rolls to reduce the thickness and to make the thickness uniform.

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A screw is a type of fastener, in some ways similar to a bolt (see Differentiation between bolt and screw below), typically made of metal, and characterized by a helical ridge, known as a male thread (external thread).

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Sheet metal

Sheet metal is metal formed by an industrial process into thin, flat pieces.

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Silver is a chemical element with symbol Ag (from the Latin argentum, derived from the Proto-Indo-European ''h₂erǵ'': "shiny" or "white") and atomic number 47.

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Snips, also known as shears, are hand tools used to cut sheet metal and other tough webs.

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Stamping (metalworking)

Stamping (also known as pressing) is the process of placing flat sheet metal in either blank or coil form into a stamping press where a tool and die surface forms the metal into a net shape.

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Steel is an alloy of iron and carbon and other elements.

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Storage tank

Storage tanks are containers that hold liquids, compressed gases (gas tank; or in U.S.A "pressure vessel", which is not typically labeled or regulated as a storage tank) or mediums used for the short- or long-term storage of heat or cold.

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Strip steel

Strip Steel or cold rolled strip is a steel product that is produced from a hot rolled strip that has been pickled.

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Structural steel

Structural steel is a category of steel used for making construction materials in a variety of shapes.

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A surform tool (also surface-forming tool) features perforated sheet metal and resembles a food grater.

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Temper mill

A temper mill is a steel sheet or steel plate processing line composed of a horizontal pass cold rolling mill stand, entry and exit conveyor tables and upstream and downstream equipment depending on the design and nature of the processing system.

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Tin is a chemical element with the symbol Sn (from stannum) and atomic number 50.

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Titanium is a chemical element with symbol Ti and atomic number 22.

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A transformer is a static electrical device that transfers electrical energy between two or more circuits through electromagnetic induction.

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Turret punch

A turret punch or turret press is a type of punch press used for metal forming by punching.

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Ultimate tensile strength

Ultimate tensile strength (UTS), often shortened to tensile strength (TS), ultimate strength, or Ftu within equations, is the capacity of a material or structure to withstand loads tending to elongate, as opposed to compressive strength, which withstands loads tending to reduce size.

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A valve is a device that regulates, directs or controls the flow of a fluid (gases, liquids, fluidized solids, or slurries) by opening, closing, or partially obstructing various passageways.

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The weldability, also known as joinability,.

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6061 aluminium alloy

6061 is a precipitation-hardened aluminum alloy, containing magnesium and silicon as its major alloying elements.

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