drop hammer


1860–65, Americanism

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drop hammer
another name for drop forge

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Example sentences
In hammer forging, or drop forging, one die is on the stationary anvil block and the other on the ram or drop hammer.
After the fifth layer is compacted, set the leveling piston on the specimen and apply five blows with the drop hammer.
Another method for driving piles is the drop hammer method.
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