Machine forging (upsetter forging)

The process of forgingThe process of working metal to a desired shape by impact or pressure in hammers, forging machines (upsetters), presses, rolls, and related forming equipment. in a forging machineA 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. (upsetterA 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.), in which the metal is moved into the die impressionThe portion of the die surface that shapes the forging. by pressure applied in a horizontal direction by the moving dieThe machined recess in a die that gives the forging its shape. in the ramThe main reciprocating member of a press, guided in the press frame, to which the punch or upper die is fastened..