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 length of a metal mass (The material to be forged regardless of form. Also, an individual piece of metal used to produce a single forging.) is increased at the expense of its cross section; no “upset” is involved. The operation covers converting A casting intended for subsequent rolling, forging, or extrusion. to pressed A section hot rolled from a billet to a form, such as round, hexagonal, octagonal, square, or rectangular, with sharp or rounded corners or edges, with a cross-sectional area of less than 16 sq in. (A solid section that is long in relation to its cross-sectional dimensions, having a completely symmetrical cross section and whose width or greatest distance between parallel faces is 3/8 in. or more).... More using “V,” round, or flat The metal blocks into which forging impressions are machined and from which forgings are produced..