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Message No. 22736, Started by bluepiece on 08/23/18

Good day everyone, 

I have a question regarding the terminology of cold working and work hardening. I read somewhere that they are synoymous, but are they really? To my knowledge, cold working refers to the plastic deformation of metal parts at low temperatures. As far as I know, cold working is not deliberatr while work hardening is. Am I wrong??

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Hi Bluepiece-  I've used "cold working" and "work hardening" as near s...
No. 22739, Posted by gearloose on 08/28/18, 19:39 PST.
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