Bite

Amount of the dieThe machined recess in a die that gives the forging its shape. in contact with the workpiece throughout one entire forging reductionRatio of the cross-sectional areas before and after forging; sometimes refers to percentage reduction in thickness., e.g., heavy biteAmount of the die in contact with the workpiece throughout one entire forging reduction, e.g., heavy bite is three-quarter to full width of the die. is three-quarter to full width of the dieThe machined recess in a die that gives the forging its shape..