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International Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Abstract

Cold Draw Welded (CDW) tubes find a wide array of applications in the automobile industry. Electric Resistance Welded (ERW) tubes are surface treated with certain chemicals to make them eligible for cold drawing. The surface treatment is a time consuming process. Efforts have been directed to eliminate it altogether or at least to reduce its cycle time. We have assiduously conducted certain trials to establish the nature and character of the surface treatment. With the knowledge thus generated, we have, in our capacity, attempted to analyze why surface treatment is sine qua non to cold draw.

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