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swage

1. A tool or die used to shape metal.
2. A tool for setting the teeth on a saw by bending one tooth at a time to the proper angle.
3. To shape metal by the use of a swage, 1.
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The head was then reheated and the cold end of the bar was passed through a suitable hole in a swage block, or through a heading tool, where the upset end was hammered down against the block to form the flat underside of the head.
If the barrel extension is damaged where you want to swage, swage the opposite side of the barrel extension.
If necessary, direct support can swage the lock with the directions in the next column.
Easton Technical Products' new Super Slam(r) [Select.sup.TM] hunting shaft features Super Swage Technology.
With 150 tons of swaging force, the FP20 is capable of 2300 swages per hour, notes the company.