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Metal Drawing Process for Aluminum Cans

Metal Drawing is a process that entails pulling a thin metal plate through a die. In the case of metal cans, the challenge becomes a deep drawing as the workpiece is drawing longer than its diameter.

After reviewing many factors of the final design and shape (ergonomics, packing factor, and others)

Tip: be sure to check the explanation at the end on the modern tab, a combination of smart shape to insure function (fff), yet extremely low cost.

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And the last point: modern cans may want to use steel instead of aluminum, for its ability to be automatically sorted (electromagnet) for recycling.

 

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