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drop hammer

[′dräp ‚ham·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
(metallurgy)
A hammer used in forging that is raised and then dropped on the metal resting on an anvil or on a die.

drop hammer

A heavy weight for driving a pile into the ground; dropped by gravity along a set of guide rails onto the head of the pile.
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"Aside from the technical expertise and long term knowledge transfer, the CASiM2 project has helped Smethwick Drop Forge become stronger commercially."
By partnering with Green Bay Drop Forge from the very beginning, CobraHead, LLC has developed a unique forged hand tool unlike any other.
Click www.crystalink.co.uk Plus lots of other opportunities to model for the Sunday Mercury and the Jewellery Quarter Our casting call took place at The Drop Forge, 6-10 Hockley Street, Jewellery Quarter, B18 6BL.
GLEESON Recruitment Group launched its engineering and manufacturing division with an event at the Drop Forge in the Jewellery Quarter.
The three trailers were parked in a secure car park over the weekend at Smethwick Drop Forge, in Stourport Road, between 5pm on Saturday June 27, and 2.45pm on Monday, June 29.
United Engineering Forgings' site in Stourport Road went into administration in June last year and under the terms of a deal to keep the site operating a total of 68 employees have been made redundant by the new management Smethwick Drop Forge. About 70 jobs will remain.
Louie worked as a Drop Forge operator for Hollbrook Drop Forge before retiring due to illness.
Employees at automotive supplier United Engineering Forgings have gone against a takeover by Morgan Platts, a Willenhall drop forge company.
Tenders are invited for Supply of List of Tools & Equipment for module Automotive Sector:Service Technician Tool Kit Drive Socket Set Lever Type Grease Gun Chisel - Drop Forge 16 x 22 x 20, Oil Can - Wesco Type
Now, when the sound of drop forges pounding out whatever widgets is just a faded Worcester memory, Harlow Street remains a manufacturing hub of sorts.