Natural draft

Taper on the sides of 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., due to its shape or position in the dieThe machined recess in a die that gives the forging its shape., that makes added draftThe necessary taper on the side of a forging to allow removal from the dies; also applies to the die impression. Commonly expressed in degrees as the draft angle. As applied to open die forging, draft is the amount of relative movement of the dies toward each other through the metal in one application of power.... More unnecessary.