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WO/2003/029069A2
A space frame (12) for a truck cab (10), the space frame (12) having a pair of hydroformed, longitudinally extending inner side rail members (42, 44), a laterally extending and hydroformed connecting member (52) extending between the inn...  
WO/2003/013757A1
A method of forming a workpiece (18) comprises: holding the workpiece adjacent a mould (20); using a laser (30) to heat at least a part of the workpiece to a temperature sufficient to induce superplasticity; and applying a fluid pressure...  
WO/2003/013755A1
The invention concerns methods and devices for bending a cylindrical tube or the like (1) so as to obtain two consecutive sections (2, 3) of said tube forming between them a non-null angle $g(a). The method is essentially characterised i...  
WO/2003/006191A1
A method of creep forming a metallic component is provided. The method includes the steps of applying static loading and cyclic loading and/or vibration to the component during the creep forming thereof to act as a source of additional e...  
WO/2003/004190A1
A method for expanding tubular blanks (28) includes pre-expanding or initially expanding a section (34) of the tube by forcing a punch (32) into an open end (30) of the tube. The punching process may be repeated to achieve up to approxim...  
WO/2003/000945A1
The invention relates to a geometrically articulated amorphous metal alloy articles and processes for their production.  
WO/2003/000441A1
The invention relates to a structural part of a motor vehicle body, having a long, tubular and spatially curved form and a flange for applying additional parts. The aim of the invention is to produce and assemble the entire vehicle in su...  
WO/2002/094472A1
When a steel pipe (6) is to be hydroformed, a tubular deformable assistant member (10) made of an uncompressible material softer than the steel pipe (6) is fitted on the outer peripheral surface of the steel pipe (6). This deformable ass...  
WO/2002/090014A1
The invention relates to a method and a device for the production of varying elements in a hollow profile, enclosed around the circumference thereof. The device comprises an internal high pressure moulding tool, into the die recess of wh...  
WO/2002/087802A1
A method of forming a bottle-shaped or other contoured metal container by subjecting a hollow metal preform having a closed end to internal fluid pressure to cause the preform to expand against the wall of a die cavity (10) defining the ...  
WO2002032596A8
A method and apparatus for shaping a raw tube (40) into a formed part. The part can be configured within a die assembly including a hydroforming die structure (12, 14) and a pair of tube-engaging punches (81). The punches are inserted in...  
WO/2002/081115A1
A method for forming a tubular structural member includes the steps of cold forming a tube blank (10) to have a longitudinally variable but circumferentially constant wall thickness (t1, t2, t3) and forming the blank into the desired str...  
WO2002049784A3
In the present invention, at least one tubular blank (A) and at least one article such as a metal stamping (T), to be attached to a hydroformed part, are loaded into a die. The tube is hydroformed using typical methods. The article is po...  
WO/2002/081863A1
A method of expanding tubing comprises locating an expansion tool in a section of tubing to be expanded, applying a fluid pressure to the tubing to create a fluid pressure expansion force and induce a hoop stress in the tubing, and apply...  
WO/2002/079360A1
The invention relates to a lubricant blend containing, a) between 40 and 99.6 wt % of an oil that is liquid at room temperature or of a blend of different oils and b) between 0.4 and 10 wt. % of a wax or a blend of several waxes, the sum...  
WO/2002/076809A1
An automobile strengthening member which is light in weight and superior in axial crushing performance and has high bending strength performance is provided. Also provided is a strengthening member which will not crack even when a high s...  
WO/2002/076810A1
An automobile strengthening member which is light in weight and superior in axial crushing performance and has high bending strength performance is provided. Also provided is a strengthening member which will not crack even when a high s...  
WO/2002/074565A1
The invention relates to semi-rigid axles and, in particular, to a method for assembling the arms (2) of one such axle to the crosspiece thereof (1) by magneto-forming. In this way, the relative positions of the arms and the crosspiece c...  
WO/2002/060613A1
A method for the application of a function element (10, 101) to a mouldable metal piece (12) using a high pressure moulding process, whereby the metal piece (12) is put under load by means of a fluid pressure on the side away from the su...  
WO2002031312A3
A drill string member is formed by providing a former (2) and a cylindrical member (1) to be shaped in relationship with the former. Seals (20) are provided between opposing ends of a thick wall cylinder (3) and the cylindrical member, a...  
WO2001060544A3
A method for forming a hollow part (18) that allows the use of hydroforming in cases where the part interconnects between sections having extreme variations in cross-section. A complete hollow part (18) is formed by joining a hydroformed...  
WO2002028564A8
The invention relates to a method for producing a hollow shaft, in particular a camshaft according to an internal high-pressure forming (IHF) process. According to said method, cams and/or machine elements are mounted at intervals onto t...  
WO2001062410A3
A hydroforming assembly (10) has a plurality of die structures (20, 21) that are mounted on a press for reciprocating movement between open and closed conditions. The die structures have cooperating die surfaces (22) defining a die cavit...  
WO/2002/049784A2
In the present invention, at least one tubular blank (A) and at least one article such as a metal stamping (T), to be attached to a hydroformed part, are loaded into a die. The tube is hydroformed using typical methods. The article is po...  
WO/2002/047839A1
The invention relates to an internal high pressure forming device and method and to a corresponding tool system. The aim of the invention is to produce even complex three-dimensional sheet metal shapes while ensuring a failure-free shapi...  
WO/2002/034425A1
In the present invention a tubular blank and an article such as a bushing (50) to be assembled are loaded into a die. The tube (40) is hydroformed using typical methods and, while the blank is still pressurized, a punch pierces a hole in...  
WO/2002/032596A1
A method and apparatus for shaping a raw tube (40) into a formed part. The part can be configured within a die assembly including a hydroforming die structure (12, 14) and a pair of tube-engaging punches (81). The punches are inserted in...  
WO/2002/031312A2
A drill string member is formed by providing a former (2) and a cylindrical member (1) to be shaped in relationship with the former. Seals (20) are provided between opposing ends of a thick wall cylinder (3) and the cylindrical member, a...  
WO/2002/028563A1
The invention relates to a method for cutting sheet metal. Said sheet metal (2) is cut along at least one edge of a support element (5). At least one partial area of the sheet metal (2) is accelerated towards the support element (5) by f...  
WO/2002/028564A1
The invention relates to a method for producing a hollow shaft, in particular a camshaft according to an internal high-pressure forming (IHF) process. According to said method, cams and/or machine elements are mounted at intervals onto t...  
WO/2002/026414A1
The invention relates to a method for shaping complex structures comprised of aluminum alloys, especially comprised of naturally hard AlMg alloys, naturally hard AlMgSc alloys, and/or of hardenable AlMgLi alloys. The aim of the invention...  
WO/2002/024371A2
An efficient and effective process for manufacturing of hardened aluminum components is achieved by coordinating the material preparation steps with the forming steps. The resulting product is a hardened aluminum component with desirable...  
WO/2002/022286A1
The mould (10) includes at least one part (20), intended to be in contact with the component (12) being moulded, made from sintered vitreous silica. According to the process, said component (12) is formed by the superplastic forming in t...  
WO/2002/018092A1
A method for the plastic moulding of the hub recess for a fast running turbine component is disclosed. According to the invention, the plastic moulding of the hub recess (2) occurs by hydraulic expansion, by means of a hydraulic fluid (8...  
WO2001081021A3
A method of hydroforming a tubular structure of varying diameter along its longitudinal axis, comprising the formation of a tubular blank (44, 80) member by welding together, at their periphery, tubes (30, 32, 52. 54) of different diamet...  
WO/2002/000366A1
A profiled element (1) includes a tubular blank (2) which is formed into the desired shape by hydroforming. In conjunction with hydroforming, at least one slot essentially in the longitudinal direction of the blank is made in wall portio...  
WO2001048437A8
An apparatus and method for the destruction of terrorist weapons, including explosives chemical and biological agents, by detonation in an enclosed double-walled steel explosion chamber having its walls (1, 3), access door (6) and floor ...  
WO/2001/097996A1
The invention relates to a method of manufacturing products, wherein a blank is produced in the shape of a closed profile and having an at least partially profiled wall and is then deformed to its final shape by applying pressure to the ...  
WO/2001/094046A1
Blank pipes (P1) are fed one by one from a pipe feed device (1) storing blank pipes to a pipe aligning/feeding device (2) for aligning, and are transportably clamped. A bulging core metal (300) is inserted into each of blank pipes (P1) f...  
WO/2001/089733A1
The invention concerns a dome (34) consisting of a round-shaped vessel (30) provided with an opening (28) at the top and by a cap (33) welded on said basin to close said opening (28). The basin is obtained by hot forming under pressure o...  
WO2001036121A3
The invention relates to a method for forming an initial profile (10, 10x, 15, 16) or a tool of the kind that is provided with a profile chamber, by means of inner high pressure in such a way that an end profile is formed, whereby said p...  
WO/2001/087568A1
The invention relates to a method for making a cast part from a plastic/metal compound through internal high-pressure forming of metal tubular half-product. Said method comprises introducing said half-product in a forming tool having two...  
WO/2001/088384A1
A monolithic tube blank (100) for forming a hydroformed product, the tube blank having at least one first section (102) having a first wall thickness and at least one second section (104) having a second wall thickness being greater than...  
WO/2001/081021A2
A method of hydroforming a tubular structure of varying diameter along its longitudinal axis, comprising the formation of a tubular blank (44, 80) member by welding together, at their periphery, tubes (30, 32, 52. 54) of different diamet...  
WO/2001/076787A1
The invention relates to a method for producing components from a blank (P1 - P4) consisting of a deep-drawable material, especially steel, using a flowable active medium. During this method, the blank (P1 - P4) is clamped in a forming d...  
WO/2001/074507A1
Process for producing a tubular component which comprises sections which are intentionally different from one another with regard to one or more aspects selected from the group consisting of aspects including material, thickness, size, m...  
WO/2001/070428A1
The present invention provides a method of superplastically forming at least two sheets of superplastically formable material to form a three dimensional article, the sheets being joined together along diffusion bonds (12) to form discre...  
WO/2001/062410A2
A hydroforming assembly (10) has a plurality of die structures (20, 21) that are mounted on a press for reciprocating movement between open and closed conditions. The die structures have cooperating die surfaces (22) defining a die cavit...  
WO/2001/060544A2
A method for forming a hollow part (18) that allows the use of hydroforming in cases where the part interconnects between sections having extreme variations in cross-section. A complete hollow part (18) is formed by joining a hydroformed...  
WO/2001/060545A1
A tubular member is expanded by pressurizing an interior region within the tubular member.  

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