impact extrusion: Meaning and Definition of

im'pact extru"sion

Pronunciation: [key]
— Metalworking. Metalworking.
  1. an extrusion process in which a slug of cold metal in a shallow die cavity is formed by the action of a rapidly moving punch that forces the metal through the die or back around the punch.
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