explosive forming


noun

the formation of objects from sheet metal in dies by the force of an explosive charge.

Nearby words

  1. explosion,
  2. explosion shot,
  3. explosion welding,
  4. explosive,
  5. explosive d,
  6. explosive rivet,
  7. explosive welding,
  8. expo,
  9. exponent,
  10. exponential

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British Dictionary definitions for explosive forming

explosive forming

noun

engineering a rapid method of forming a metal object in which components are made by subjecting the metal to very high pressures generated by a controlled explosion
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