This blog is intended for UWM students enrolled in Assistant Professor Frankie Flood Advanced Jewelry & Metalsmithing courses in the Jewelry & Metalsmithing area. In this course students will investigate the role of the one of kind object in a society dominated by mass produced objects and the signi´Čücance of being a maker in contemporary society who works within the craft medium of metal.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

hydraulic forming

Thanks for your attention when going over hydraulic die forming. Here is a diagram of form of press die that would be simple to make in addition to what I showed in class. I have also posted additional handout in the Content section of D2L under the hydraulic press heading.
Hydraulic Forming Discussion
Here is a good discussion group on die forming on the bonny doon website. There is a wealth of info on die forming here including pictures.

1 comment:

  1. The thing that make it a good tool is that a single mechanical press will perform vary} of jobs inside its tariff range. These include ester bulging, forming, blanking and piercing, staking, punching, press fitting, straightening, and assembly.

    Bruce Hammerson

    Hydraulic Hammers