Metal Fabricating Glossary
- The permanent (inelastic) distortion of metals under applied stresses that stain the material beyond its elastic limit. The ability of metals to flow in a plastic manner without fracture is the fundamental basis for all metal forming processes. Also called plastic deformation.
- Key design principles for successful deep drawing
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