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parting line

noun, Metallurgy
1.
the line at which two closed dies or two halves of a mold meet.
2.
a corresponding line or seam appearing on a molded or cast object.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75
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  • They must know how to determine the parting line so that the forged piece can be easily removed from the dies.
  • parting line flash is removed with chipping hammers.
  • The interface between the two mold halves is called a parting line.

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