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CO-83-AA-1 – View of the installation of an extrusion press in the high bay area of
Building 865. The extrusion press was used to produce cylindrical bars, hollow tubes, and shapes with irregular cross-sections by forcing preheated metal through a die orifice under high pressure. (5/22/70)
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CO-83-AA-2 – View of the hydrospinning equipment in Building 865. The hydrospinning process formed metals into desired shapes by rollers while the metal was rotated at high speed. Beryllium, uranium, refractory metals, and other nonferrous metals were spun either hot or cold, into a variety of shapes. (11/9/73)
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