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Processes – links

There are three main groups of processes

There are those where metal is removed – subtractive processes. In these cases the metal removed is in the form of swarf or smaller.

see processes removing metal

drilling

turning

milling

removal by hand

There are those where a part  is cut apart in some way so two significant bits remain.

see processes separating into two parts

sawing

shearing

pressing

There are those where material is added to the main part

There are those where the same amount of material changes shape.

see fixed amount of material changes shape

forging

coining

casting

extruding

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