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Questions related to shaping and reshaping of metals or metallic items by processes like shearing, bending, piercing and other metal forming or cutting operations.

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Springback in carbon/HSLA steel - cold forming

What are the measurements denoted on top of the YS-t steel lines? Material thickness or bend radius? ...
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What is the strongest sheet metal screw for 1/16 inch aluminum sheet?

My objective is to join 1"x1" aluminum tubes (80/20 Quick Frame: https://8020.net/9000.html) with external plates. Trying M5 screws, I discovered that tapping 0.06" aluminum sheet ...
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Fabricating a Strong Hub Shell for a Bicycle

I'd asked this question over at SE Bicycles but they think this is more an engineering question. The flange on my hub broke and I'm having to get one fabricated. The part is actually a cage that ...
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