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DRAW-REDRAW [1 record]

Record 1 2006-06-21


Subject field(s)
  • Packaging in Metal

A process for making two piece cans in which a circular blank is drawn through a die to form a shallow cup and then redrawn through two or more dies to produce a can of desired dimensions.


The two piece draw redraw (DRD) process is used for short food cans such as those used for tuna cans.

Key term(s)
  • draw redraw
  • draw-redraw process
  • two piece-draw-redraw process two piece draw-redraw process


  • Emballages en métal

La boîte emboutie [...] est fabriquée par un procédé d'emboutissage DRD [...] La tôle est découpée sous forme d'un flan circulaire [...] La presse d'emboutissage comporte un serre-flan qui retient partiellement le métal lorsque le poinçon [...] pousse ce flan à travers la matrice. [...] les boîtes DRD sont [...] très souvent fabriquées en plusieurs passes d'emboutissage au cours desquelles le diamètre se réduit et la hauteur de boîte (jupe) augmente.


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