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Record 1 2006-10-10


Subject field(s)
  • Packaging in Metal
  • Metallurgy - General

[A] process for making two piece cans in which a circular blank is drawn through a die to form a cup and then thinned to final dimensions by being forced through a series of two or more progressively smaller diameter ironing rings.


The procedure [for] producing D&I cans is schematically as follows: unwind plain coil; lubricate; blanking and cup drawing; redraw; wall ironing; dome forming; trim body to correct height; wash and surface treat ...; dry or wash coat and cure.


Basically a single-can-size process, it is best suited for the production of beverage cans ...


  • Emballages en métal
  • Métallurgie générale

Technique de fabrication de boîtes métalliques deux pièces sans joints fondée sur une opération d'emboutissage suivi d'étirage.


La fabrication commence par un déroulage et un huilage de la bobine de fer-blanc, qui alimente une presse à poinçonner et à emboutir. [La] presse découpe [...] flancs [...] et [...] coupelles. [...] L'étain [...] intervient pour sa part dans l'opération d'étirage [...] La boîte [...] passe sur une machine continue qui la cisaille à une hauteur uniforme [Après] rinçage, la surface est passivée chimiquement [...]


Cette technique de fabrication est presque exclusivement destinée à la production des boîtes de bière et de boissons [gazeuses].


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