A forming operation in which a cuplike form is produced from a sheet metal disc by holding the sheet metal firmly between blank holding surfaces to prevent formation of wrinkles, excessive thinning, or fracturing while the punch travel produces the required shape.
Voices that matter, in Iowa and the metal fabrication shop floor - by Tim Heston Having your voice matter may be at the core of good culture. This may apply as much to Iowa voters as it does to people on the fab shop floor.
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