nounRelated wordsCompare hot working with cold working, a process in which metal is shaped at a fairly low temperature. Cold working increases the metal's yield strength but makes it less ductile. ( Mechanical engineering : Manufacturing and assembly )
Hot working of this material may be done in the temperature range of 2150 F to 1800 F.
Hot working improves the engineering properties of the workpiece because it replaces the microstructure
with one that has fine spherical shaped grains.
Hot working is a process in which a metal is shaped under pressure at a fairly high temperature.
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