Mechanical press

A forgingThe process of working metal to a desired shape by impact or pressure in hammers, forging machines (upsetters), presses, rolls, and related forming equipment. pressA machine tool with a stationary bed and a slide or ram that has reciprocating motion at right angles to the bed surface; the ram is guided in the frame of the machine. with an inertia flywheel, a crank and clutch, or other mechanical device to operate the ramThe main reciprocating member of a press, guided in the press frame, to which the punch or upper die is fastened..