Edger (edging impression)

The portion of the die impressionThe portion of the die surface that shapes the forging. that distributes metal, during forgingThe process of working metal to a desired shape by impact or pressure in hammers, forging machines (upsetters), presses, rolls, and related forming equipment., into areas where it is most needed to facilitate filling the cavities of subsequent impressions to be used in the forging sequence. See also FullerPortion of the die that is used in hammer forging primarily to reduce the cross section and lengthen a portion of the forging stock. The fullering impression is often used in conjunction with an edger (or edging impression)..