hand forging

hand forging

[′hand ¦fȯrj·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
Plastic deformation of a metal by manual force.
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Throughout the course, the trainees should acquire skills in the field of - Performing sketches blacksmith products,- Selecting construction materials and supplies according to the documentation,- The use of measuring instruments, special tools, and machinery and equipment used in technological processes,- Measurement workshop- Perform basic metalwork,- Use blacksmith heating,- Preparation of input materials for forging manual and mechanical,- Performing hand forging and die forging presses and hammers,- Performing heat treatment,- Perform maintenance and repair of tools and equipment used in manufacturing processes,- Assessing the quality of work.
The hand forging of metal dates back to some 4,500 BC to the days of the Sumerians, and I'm sure there are forgers who, after a hard day's work, feel like they've been working every day since.