Taxonomy: Compacting

Taxonomy Path

Sub Processes

  • Continuous Compacting
  • Non-continuous Compacting


Compacting refers to the set of processes that convert the workpiece material into a smaller or thinner shape.

Overview of Process

Compacting is a set of related processes, all of which are designed to compress the workpiece into a smaller or thinner shape.

Additional Notes

This is a classification process, not a end-node process. Specifying the detailed end-node process required will produce a better RfD search result.

Process Illustration


Todd, Allen and Alting. “Manufacturing Processes Reference Guide”. 1994.