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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.
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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.
The Rising Star Award, given to the pub which has made a significant contribution to the real ale scene over the last 12 months was won by The Drop Forge, Hockley Street, in the Jewellery Quarter.
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.
THERE'S much to like about the Drop Forge, a bar-restaurant that opened last year in Birmingham's glorious Jewellery Quarter.
Employees at automotive supplier United Engineering Forgings have gone against a takeover by Morgan Platts, a Willenhall drop forge company.
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.
Louie worked as a Drop Forge operator for Hollbrook Drop Forge before retiring due to illness.
The bodies of Mrs McDonald, a retired press forge operator, and her husband, a former drop forge operator, were identified by their son Shaun McDonald, of Hill Street, Netherton.