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Manufacturing Process Selection Handbook by J. D. Booker, K. G. Swift

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Chapter 2

Process Selection Strategies and Case Studies

2.1 Manufacturing Process Selection

2.1.1 Selection Strategy

The term manufacturing processes used here represents the main shape-generating methods such as casting, moulding and forming processes, as well as traditional and non-traditional machining processes. The processes specific to this section are classified in Figure 1.6. The purpose is to provide a guide for the selection of the manufacturing processes that may be suitable candidates for a component. In most cases there are several processes that can be used for a component and final selection depends on a large number of factors, mainly associated with a range of technical capabilities and process economics, not least component size, ...

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