drop hammer


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drop hammer

n.
A machine consisting of an anvil or base aligned with a hammer that is raised and then dropped on molten metal, used to forge or stamp the metal resting on the anvil.

drop hammer

n
(Mechanical Engineering) another name for drop forge
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Noun1.drop hammer - device for making large forgingsdrop hammer - device for making large forgings  
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
smithy, forge - a workplace where metal is worked by heating and hammering
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Tenders are invited for Two (2) Each Hydraulic Drop Hammer Post Pounder with Puller and Drill and Offering Trade-In Credit or Purchase of Two (2) Each GMC Cab & Chassis with Mounted Post Pounders
One acquisition candidate is a fabricator of sheet metal components using drop hammer and hydro-forming machinery located in the Southwestern United States.
He showed the prince how to use a drop hammer, the kind with which he had made some special commemorative coins.
Ken-Tool is headquartered in a 70,000 square foot facility, centering its manufacturing expertise on drop hammer, up-setter, and press forgings.
The recent upgrade work at its operations included a new air-powered drop hammer capable of shaping steel with four-tonne blows, as well as a 100 tonne electric press brake, new welding facilities and other associated fabrication equipment.
Post-transaction, the two businesses will form a diverse metalworking company specializing in metal spinning, drop hammer forming, hot forming and stretch forming, with manufacturing facilities in Rock Falls, IL; Angola, IN; St.
The drop hammer comes down with a ten tonne force and your fingers are literally millimetres away.
For example, they can be equipped with a breaker, drop hammer, wheel saw or planer attachment to demolish concrete, asphalt, etc.
Across on the other coast in Bombay we started a drop hammer business - it was based on a Manchester firm called B&S Massey.
Wellings Forgings, which employs 148, operates drop hammer forges in Old Hill, as does new owner Woodcote.
However, peak G curves are determined by varying the drop hammer mass to alter static loading using square impact samples 15 x 15 cm (3) or greater than 10.