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CONTOUR ROLL FORMING [1 record]

Record 1 2000-09-13

English

Subject field(s)
  • Metal Shaping
DEF

Forming of flat-rolled metal by use of power-driven rolls whose contour determines the shape of the product. Roll forming is used extensively to make metal window frames, drapery rods and similar products from metal strip.

Key term(s)
  • cold-roll forming

French

Domaine(s)
  • Profilage (Métallurgie)
DEF

Procédé de formage dans lequel la forme à obtenir est donnée par l'action de galets de forme appropriée.

Key term(s)
  • profilage à froid
  • formage par rouleaux
  • formage aux galets

Spanish

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