Recent advances in microforming: Science, technology and applications

Jian Cao*, Neil Krishnan

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Abstract

Microparts are commonly defined as parts or structures with at least two dimensions in the sub-millimeter range which are used extensively in electronics and micromechanical products. This paper presents recent findings on micro-extrusion experiments and analysis results of brass (Cu/Zn: 70/30). We find that microstructure of brass affects the final deformed pin geometry and frictional force. When an extruded pin has only several grains across its dimension, the pin tends to bend arbitrary. Meanwhile, the friction force experienced a lower friction coefficient when size reduces.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages225-234
Number of pages10
StatePublished - Dec 1 2005
EventMaterials Science and Technology 2005, MS and T'05 - Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Duration: Sep 25 2005Sep 28 2005

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OtherMaterials Science and Technology 2005, MS and T'05
CountryUnited States
CityPittsburgh, PA
Period9/25/059/28/05

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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    Cao, J., & Krishnan, N. (2005). Recent advances in microforming: Science, technology and applications. 225-234. Paper presented at Materials Science and Technology 2005, MS and T'05, Pittsburgh, PA, United States.