CIRP Encyclopedia of Production Engineering

2014 Edition
| Editors: The International Academy for Production Engineering, Luc Laperrière, Gunther Reinhart

Drawing (Wire, Tube)

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-20617-7_6504

Synonyms

Definition

Drawing is a plastic deformation process in which the cross-sectional area of a part is reduced by the contemporary action of a pulling force and a converging die.

Theory and Application

Basic Process and Classification

Figure 1 shows the basics of the drawing process. In this figure A 0 is the initial sectional area, A f the final one, F the drawing force, and α the drawing angle. Depending on the cross-sectional area shape, it is possible to distinguish wire drawing (on wires or rods) and tube drawing (on hollow profiles).
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical Energy and Management EngineeringThe University of CalabriaRendeItaly