manufacturing techniques. (bending (sheet metals (can be done with a sheet…
iron and steel are forged,
the metal is heated up until it is malleable.
the metal is then hammered into shape.
can be done with a sheet metal folder
can be done with a bending jig
thin pieces of material are glued together.
after wood is laminated it is put in a jig until it dries in the correct shape.
plastic is bent using heat
can be done with a strip heater.
can be done with an oven
uses pressure to mould plastics
uses air to blow plastic into a the shape of a mould
pressure die casting
pressure is applied to the the liquid to be forced into the die.
more intricate/detailed parts.
gravity die casting.
liquid is pored in under the pressure of gravity
poring a liquid into a mould and waiting until the liquid sets and becomes a solid.