What is Passive Versus Active Hydroforming?

Hydroforming is the process of using pressure on sheets of metal to create shapes, many that are used in building automobiles. For example, if you look at the metal cradle holding the engine in an automobile, you are looking at something formed through tube hydroforming. If you

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Hydroformed Components Using Brass

Hydroforming is a process that is used extensively in creating components for automobiles, airplanes, helicopters, and bicycles. However, hydroforming with brass has become a preferred method for creating shell casings and household components such as sink faucets. Why is brass considered the metal of choice for these

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Finite Element Analysis: On Your Radar for 2019?

Is Finite Element Analysis on your radar for projects you plan to develop during 2019? If not, it should be. What It Is Finite Element Analysis Finite Element Analysis (FEA) is an engineering technique used to obtain “approximate solutions of boundary value problems.” By running the specs of

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3 Myths About Deep Draw Metal Stamping

Over the course of many years, there have been numerous misconceptions about deep draw metal stamping and how the deep draw process works. For those who are unfamiliar with the deep draw metal stamping process, this is a manufacturing process that remains in competition with others in

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