drawbench


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drawbench

[′drȯ‚bench]
(metallurgy)
A stand on which metal is drawn through dies; used in wire-making, or for drawing of rods and tubing.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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