A review on the state-of-the-art microforming technologies

@article{Fu2013ARO,
  title={A review on the state-of-the-art microforming technologies},
  author={M. W. Fu and Wai Lun Chan},
  journal={The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology},
  year={2013},
  volume={67},
  pages={2411-2437}
}
  • M. Fu, W. Chan
  • Published 1 August 2013
  • Materials Science
  • The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology
Product miniaturization is an emerging trend for facilitating product usage, enabling unique product functions to be implemented in micro-scaled geometries and features, and further reducing product weight and volume. Recently, a demand for microparts increased significantly in many industry clusters. Development of the advanced micromanufacturing technologies for fabrication of such microparts has thus become a critical issue. Microforming, which offers attractive characteristics including… 
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