The Mod III Continuous Hydrostatic Extruder
Since the history of hydrostatic extrusion from billet methods to more recent continuous techniques has been reviewed elsewhere, this paper will be directed principally to the Mod III continuous extruder, the highest pressure continuous extruder ever built.Mod III was constructed to extrude at a maximum bore pressure of 2 GPa (300 ksi) and at an input rod speed of 0.25 m/s (50 fpm).
KeywordsMaraging Steel Hydraulic Motor Support Force Stationary Seal Hydrostatic Bearing
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