Accession Number : ADD002159

Title :   Heated Die Assembly.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Abson,David J ; Gurney,Ferdinand J

Report Date : 16 Dec 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : The patent relates to a heated die assembly designed to bolt onto a conventional hydraulic forge press. The heated die assembly is made of a laminated, load bearing insulating stack to which is attached a plurality of split heater blocks. The blocks contain semi-cylindrical grooves and bolt around cartridge heaters. Bolt-on die face plates are removably mounted on the heater blocks and are readily interchangeable for a variety of forging operations.

Descriptors :   *Dies, *Patents, Forging, Thermal utilization, Tools, Laminates

Subject Categories : Laminates and Composite Materials
      Fabrication Metallurgy
      Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE