Clever fastening by forming

14 December 2016

By Dr Peter Standring, Industrial Metalforming Technologies (IMfT)

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That we live in a digital age is apparent by the sight of so many of our fellow humans being glued to their smartphones. Yet it is barely half a century since metalforming was supplanted by electronics after at least three millennium of maintaining its strategic position in both expressions of wealth and weapons of warfare.