Hot-die forging

A process in which diesThe metal blocks into which forging impressions are machined and from which forgings are produced. are heated close to the forgingThe process of working metal to a desired shape by impact or pressure in hammers, forging machines (upsetters), presses, rolls, and related forming equipment. temperatureThe temperature of the forging stock just prior to forging. of the alloy being forged; used for difficult-to-forge alloys.