drop forging

drop forging
a drop-forged object.

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Process of shaping metal and increasing its strength.

In most forging, an upper die is forced against a heated workpiece positioned on a stationary lower die. If the upper die or hammer is dropped, the process is known as drop forging. To increase the force of the blow, power is sometimes applied to augment gravity.

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  • Drop forging — Drop Drop (dr[o^]p), n. [OE. drope, AS. dropa; akin to OS. dropo, D. drop, OHG. tropo, G. tropfen, Icel. dropi, Sw. droppe; and Fr. AS. dre[ o]pan to drip, drop; akin to OS. driopan, D. druipen, OHG. triofan, G. triefen, Icel. drj[=u]pa. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • drop-forging — dropˈ forging noun The process of shaping metal parts by forging between two dies, one fixed to the hammer and the other to the anvil of a steam or mechanical hammer (dropˈ forge noun and transitive verb) • • • Main Entry: ↑drop …   Useful english dictionary

  • drop forging — n. a product made by drop forging …   English World dictionary

  • Drop forging — Drop forging. См. Штамповка. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • drop forging — noun : a forging made by the force of a dropped weight (as in a drop hammer) * * * Metalworking. a drop forged object. [1880 85] * * * drop forging, a drop forged forging …   Useful english dictionary

  • drop forging — an operation in which a metal shape is formed by forcing hot metal into impressions formed in solid blocks of hardened alloy steel, the forging dies. The dies are made in halves, one attached to the rising and falling block of the drop forge and… …   Mechanics glossary

  • drop forging — Смотри Прессование …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • drop forging — Смотри объемная штамповка …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • drop forging — A piece of steel shaped between dies while hot …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • drop forging operations — Смотри кузнечно штамповочное производство …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

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