tilt hammer


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tilt hammer

n.
A heavy forge hammer having a pivoted lever by which it is tilted up and then allowed to drop.

tilt hammer

n
(Tools) a drop hammer consisting of a heavy head moving at the end of a pivoted arm; used in forging
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A drawing of the Prince of |Wales (above), later Edward VII, on a visit to Gillott's Victoria works in Graham Street in 1874; (left) a tilt hammer, like the one that fascinated the Chinese Commissioners in 1866, that was presented to the Science Museum in 1952 by A.
Many exhibits, like the astonishing 18th century tilt hammer used for well over a century in Aston, are now hidden away in store.
THE Tilt Hammer at the bottom of Alum Rock Road - but it was knocked down a number of years ago.
The bigger items include a tilt hammer from the early 19th century which used to be displayed in the Science Museum, and a Burrell agricultural steam engine used by farmers before the combine harvester was invented.
The former Tilt Hammer, at Saltley Gate, had been hit by vandalism, arson and flyposters after standing empty for six years, and is now to be developed.
The Birmingham Mail told last week how the wrecked former Tilt Hammer at Saltley Gate has stood empty for six years - hit by arson, vandalism and flyposters.
The former Tilt Hammer Inn stands at the gateway to Alum Rock Road in Saltley, a thriving centre of small shops and businesses.
If today's Greens had been around then the tilt hammers of the steel industry and the power looms and spinning frames of textiles would have been powered - intermittently - by wind.