Block, first, second, and finish
The The process of working metal to a desired shape by impact or pressure in hammers, forging machines (upsetters), presses, rolls, and related forming equipment. operation in which the part to be forged is passed in progressive order through three tools mounted in one A type of forging equipment, related to the mechanical press, in which the main forming energy is applied horizontally to the workpiece, which is gripped and held by prior action of the grip dies.; only one Amount of forging stock placed in a batch-type furnace at one time. is involved for all three operations.