John, S. and Thangavelu, P.R. and Shanmugam, N.V. and Veeramani, P. and Srinivasan, K.N. and Raghavan, M. (1998) Electrofabrication process for the manufacture of complex structures. Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals, 51 (05). pp. 449-450. ISSN 0972-2815

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Electrofabrication is a low cost method of fabricating complicated shapes by means of electrodeposition. The deposits, having high surface finishes and close dimensional accuracy, are used for industrial and engineering purpose rather than for decoration or corrosion resistance. The physical and mechanical properties of the electrodeposited material can be varied by adjusting the composition of the electroforming solution and the conditions of deposition. The size limit of the electroformed part is determined primarily by the size of the plating tanks available. Thickness of the electroformed part is a function of the average plating current and total time of deposition. This paper highlights the utilization of nickel electroforming process for the production of cryogenic rocket engine thrust chamber, and copper electroforming process for the manufacture of linear electron accelerator structures for cancer therapy in the medical field

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Subjects: Industrial Metal Finishing
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Date Deposited: 29 May 2012 06:32
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