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drawplate

(ˈdrɔːˌpleɪt)
n
(Metallurgy) a plate used to reduce the diameter of wire by drawing it through conical holes
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A wire is commonly formed by drawing strands of metals such as copper or aluminum through a die or draw plate.
I remember the great jobs we did in the workshops -the large ship propeller for Vickers, the drawbenches in which strips of metal were drawn through the holes of a draw plate to make wire.