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Using ultrasonic energy for drawing tube -

Tube and Pipe Fabrication | Articles | The Tube & Pipe Journal

Using ultrasonic energy for drawing tube

October 20, 2011 | By Nicholas Maropis

In conventional metalforming operations, the main way to reduce friction between the tooling and the workpiece is to apply a lubricant. Another supplementary method, which has been used for decades, is to introduce ultrasonic energy to the tooling, resulting in microscopic, high-frequency vibrations that reduce friction and improve surface finish.

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