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L7 - Forming Processes

Wednesday 15 May 2019 - 1 day course

The opportunities and constraints of forming processes: hand-throwing, jiggering, roller-head making, ram pressing, granulate pressing, slip casting and pressure casting.

This module explains:

  • The basic principles of hand-throwing, jiggering, roller-head making, rampressing, granulate pressing, slip casting and pressure casting
  • The basic requirements to make each process work effectively
  • Which process to choose for a specific requirement.

The practical session will include:

  • Forming the same item by slip casting and plastic forming
  • Viewing examples of different forming processes
  • Producing the same item by two different manufacturing routes (group discussion).

At the end of the module, you will be able to understand:

  • The basis of each forming process
  • The requirements to make each process work successfully
  • The criteria on which the choice of forming processes are made.

For more information on this course, please contact Caroline Mullington, Technology Partnership Manager on +44 (0)1782 764422 or caroline.mullington@lucideon.com.

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