Plastic deformation pertains to permanent deformation occurring in forming of metal after elastic limits have been exceeded under the action of applied stresses. The ability of metals to flow in a plastic manner without fracture is the fundamental basis for all metalforming processes.
Ref: 122826/2006-10-12

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