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Advanced Manufacturing Techniques

Subject : engineering
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1. A sheet of plastic is heated to a forming temperature - stretched onto or into a single- surface mold - and held against the mould by applying vacuum between the mould surface and the sheet

2. A type of fastening that is not supposed to be removed. It is only possible to remove such joins by drilling - cutting or grinding the join away

3. Carried out on an open mould - where both the resin and reinforcements are sprayed directly onto the mould (pleasure boats - swimming pools)

4. The passage through which a liquid material flows into a die - where it solidifies to form parts

5. A short length of extruded pipe for use in blow moulding

6. Method of molding material - generally preheated is first placed in an open heated mould cavity (thermosetting plastics)

7. A tool used in the manufacture of parts by moulding - forging - swging or stamping processes

8. Forcing molten metal under high pressure into a mold cavity

9. Process by which hollow plastic parts are formed

10. The direct introduction of molten plastic under pressure into a die - which then cools rapidly - allowing the formed object to be released from the mould.

11. A substance that is applied between two surfaces in order to bond them together

12. A replica is made from the artists original by way of a mould produced using wax and plaster of paris

13. Completely mechanical solid- phase process in which heat generated by friction is used to create the ideal conditions for a high- integrity welded joint between similar or dissimilar metals

14. Excess material on a moulded par - forming a thin fan where two parts of the mould meet

15. Process of creating many hollow items

16. The angle of taper - expressed in degrees (usually 5-7) - given to the sides of the forging and the side walls of the die impression

17. Fibreglass continuous strand mat and/or other fabrics such as woven roping are manually placed in the mould. each ply is sprayed with catalysed resin and the resin is worked into the fibre with brushes and rollers to wet- out and compact the laminate

18. The process of welding plastic workpieces together

19. Fabrication technique for creating composite material structures (fishing rod - rowing oars)

20. A process of using a two- sided mould set that shapes both surfaces of the panel (large products - top- quality - clean production - low cost - laminated curved furniture)