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drop hammer

Origin of drop hammer
1860-65, Americanism Unabridged
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  • 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.
British Dictionary definitions for drop hammer

drop hammer

another name for drop forge
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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