Reforming

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What is reforming?
It is where a metal is liquified and shaped in a mould.
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What is deforming?
Changing the shape of a material.
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Name the three deforming methods
Die casting, injection moulding and extrusion.
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What are the stages of die casting?
1. Metal is liquified. 2. Poured into a mould. 3. It hardens or sets through chemical reactions.
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What are the stages of injection moulding?
1. Molten material is forced into a closed mould under pressure. 2. It is melted using built in heaters.
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What is extrusion?
1. Metal is melted and forced through a die under pressure. 2. This produces long thin strips.
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What is deforming?

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Changing the shape of a material.

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Name the three deforming methods

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What are the stages of die casting?

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What are the stages of injection moulding?

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