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Forming Technical Bulletin FTB 0 - Contents (208 KB)
This two page document is the table of contents for the Forming Technical Bulletins
Forming Technical Bulletin FTB 01 - Lubrication of Steel Sheet and Strip for Forming (398 KB)
This eight page document outlines the following: The need for lubricants; Surface Characteristics; Lubrication modes; Lubricant functions; Lubricant considerations; Types of lubricants; Comparison of lubricants; Lubrication Modes
Forming Technical Bulletin FTB 02 - Shearing and Slitting Steel Sheet and Strip (385 KB)
This eight page forming technical bulletin outlines the following: Shearing and slitting processes; Straight Blade Shearing; Rotary Shearing; Shear Lines; Slitting; Slit-shearing
Forming Technical Bulletin FTB 03 - Punching and Piercing Steel Sheet and Strip (392 KB)
This eight page forming technical bulletin outlines the technical details for punching and piercing steel sheet and strip
Forming Technical Bulletin FTB 04 - Bending Steel Sheet and Strip Products (558 KB)
This twelve page forming technical bulletin outlines the technical details for bending steel sheet and strip products
Forming Technical Bulletin FTB 05 - Roll Forming Steel Strip (882 KB)
This 12 page forming technical bulletin outlines: The roll-forming process; Equipment; Roll design; Roll-former design versus product design; Roll-forming high strength steel strip
Forming Technical Bulletin FTB 06 - Lock Seaming Steel Sheet and Strip (229 KB)
This four page forming technical bulletin outlines: Lock-seam types; Pittsburgh lock-seam; Machines; Double seam; Button punch snap lock seam; Manufacture of ductwork; Machine settings; General; Forming problems; Strip product for lock-seaming
Forming Technical Bulletin FTB 07 - Press Forming Steel Sheet and Strip (389 KB)
This eight page forming technical bulletin outlines: Press-forming - the process; Presses; Dies; Die design; Press loads; Blanks; Press operation; Lubrication; Press Performance; Correction of problems during pressing
Forming Technical Bulletin FTB 08 - Spinning and Flowturning Steel Sheet and Strip (383 KB)
This eight page forming technical bulletin outlines: Spinning and flow turning process; Spinning and flow turning techniques; Flow turning; Forming variables; Selection of product for spinning; Advantages of spinning and flow turning; Expansion joints
Forming Technical Bulleting FTB 09 - Tank Fabrication (225 KB)
This four page forming technical bulletin outlines: Sealing of water tanks; Tank installation; Tank lids; Painting of exterior tanks walls; Accessories; Important points