3:Continuous

Calendering

Blown Film

Exjection®

Extrusion

Pultrusion

PulshapingTM

Roll Forming

Rotary Swaging

Pre-Crimp Weaving

Veneer Cutting

Components that are made from continuous lengths of a material

This chapter looks at components that are made according to the same principles that are used to make sausages, or, in other words, components that are the result of material being fed through a shape to produce long lengths of the same profile. It also looks at continuous strips of wood and plastic, woven lengths of metal, and continuous lengths of bent steel. It celebrates a rich assortment of processes that use a range of dies to form materials that can be produced in infinitely long length but which, with one exception, have the same cross-sectional ...

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