A combination (1) A post-forging process—on hot or cold parts—used to attain closer tolerances or improved surfaces. (2) A closed-die squeezing operation in which all surfaces of a workpiece are confined or restrained, resulting in a well-defined imprint of the die on the work.... More and straightening operation performed in special The machined recess in a die that gives the forging its shape. The metal blocks into which forging impressions are machined and from which forgings are produced. designed to impart a specific amount of working in specified areas of the The process of working metal to a desired shape by impact or pressure in hammers, forging machines (upsetters), presses, rolls, and related forming equipment. to relieve stresses set up during A sequence of controlled heating and cooling operations applied to a solid metal to impart desired properties..