Accession Number:

AD0405135

Title:

DEVELOPMENT OF DIES FOR EXTRUSION OF COMPLEX SHAPES OF STEEL AND REFRACTORY ALLOYS

Descriptive Note:

Interim technical documentary progress rept., 1 Jan-31 Mar 1963

Corporate Author:

TEXTRON INC WEST CONCORD MA NUCLEAR METALS DIV

Report Date:

1963-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

33.0

Abstract:

Work continued on methods of fabricating and evaluating dies suitable for the high temperature extrusion of steel and refractory metals of complex shapes. Fabrication of ceramic and inter metallic dies by hot pressing and by melting and forging continued. Successful methods of producing tungsten fibers for reinforced dies were developed. A die support system based on the concept of hydrostatic support for the die casing has been developed and shown to be successful in preventing the cracking of brittle die nibs during extrusion.

Subject Categories:

  • Fabrication Metallurgy

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE