USE OF CORES IN THE FABRICATION OF KIRKSITE STRETCH FORMS AND OTHER LARGE-SIZED KIRKSITE TOOLS.
GENERAL DYNAMICS/CONVAIR SAN DIEGO CALIF
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Kirksite stretch forms have previously been made without the use of cores. Completed forms are heavy, difficult to handle and machine material costs are high. A method of making cores for Kirksite stretch forms was developed. Cored forms were successfully fabricated and a substantial over-all cost reduction was effected. Author
- Metallurgy and Metallography
- Fabrication Metallurgy