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The Industrial Application of Aluminum Superplastic Forming

  • A. J. Barnes (a1)


Over the past thirty years superplastic aluminum forming has advanced from a laboratory curiosity to a well established manufacturing route. Applications are now found in many and diverse markets, including: medical systems, specialist automobiles, rail cars, architectural panels and all types of aircraft.

This paper examines the reasons for success in these markets and explores future prospects including the potential for fast forming alloys currently under development.



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