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- As the second line in the article states, swaging is a form of cold working. The Cold work article dicusses cold work in general, and the chemical process specifically; whereas swaging is a specific application. Some cross-linking may be warranted. Bernard S. Jansen 06:17, 24 January 2007 (UTC)
You realy do not want to go into this, rotary swaging heats up the workpiece if it is cold, and will cool it down if it is hot. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 220.127.116.11 (talk) 21:20, 11 March 2008 (UTC)
Swaging is normaly the method of choice for precious metals since there is no loss of material in the process, for example a pure silver tube weighing x grams is turned into a pen barrel that still weighs x grams. Someone please add a section about this ? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 18.104.22.168 (talk) 21:11, 11 March 2008 (UTC)
Reducing vs. increasing diameter
With respect to pipes, the article only mentions reduction of diameter. But swaging can also increase the diameter of pipes. See http://www.free-ed.net/sweethaven/bldgconst/plumbing01/lessonmain.asp?iNum=fra0203 and http://www.efunda.com/processes/metal_processing/swaging.cfm . — Preceding unsigned comment added by 22.214.171.124 (talk) 18:49, 1 June 2012 (UTC)