Tool Sealing Arrangement and Method.
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC
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A peripheral seal is formed between a pair of metal blanks and spaced opposing tools of superplastic forming and diffusion bonding apparatus by heating the blanks and pressurizing a region between inner and outer weld seems formed in the marginal peripheral edge portions of the blanks. After the blanks are converted by the apparatus into the formed component, the peripheral edge portions containing the seals are trimmed off. Author
- Adhesives, Seals and Binders
- Metallurgy and Metallography
- Fabrication Metallurgy