forging


forging
a process of working metal to a finished shape by hammering or pressing and is primarily a "hot" operation. It is applied to the production of shapes either impossible or too costly to make by other methods or needing properties not obtainable by casting. Categories of forgings include hammer, press, drop or stamping.

Mechanics glossary. 2013.

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  • Forging — For ging, n. 1. The act of shaping metal by hammering or pressing. [1913 Webster] 2. The act of counterfeiting. [1913 Webster] 3. (Mach.) A piece of forged work in metal; a general name for a piece of hammered iron or steel. [1913 Webster] There… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Forging — Forging. См. Ковка. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • forging — index manufacture, onset (commencement) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • forging — [fôr′jiŋ] n. 1. something forged; esp., a forged piece of metal 2. the act of one that forges …   English World dictionary

  • Forging — This article is about the metalworking process. For specific hot forging hearth, see forge. For the act of counterfeiting, see forgery. Hot metal ingot being loaded into a hammer forge Forging is a manufacturing process involving the shaping of… …   Wikipedia

  • forging — /fawr jing, fohr /, n. 1. an act or instance of forging. 2. something forged; a piece of forged work in metal. [1350 1400; ME; see FORGE1, ING1] * * * In metallurgy, the process of shaping metal and increasing its strength by hammering or… …   Universalium

  • Forging — Forge Forge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Forged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Forging}.] [F. forger, OF. forgier, fr. L. fabricare, fabricari, to form, frame, fashion, from fabrica. See {Forge}, n., and cf. {Fabricate}.] 1. To form by heating and hammering; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • forging — noun Date: 14th century 1. the art or process of forging 2. a piece of forged work 3. forgery 3 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • forging — n. act of forging, metalworking, work of a blacksmith fÉ”rdÊ’ /fɔːdÊ’ n. smithy, blacksmith s shop; fireplace where metal is heated before being shaped v. strengthen; hammer into shape, fashion by heating and hammering; make, form; invent; copy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • forging — forg•ing [[t]ˈfɔr dʒɪŋ, ˈfoʊr [/t]] n. 1) an act or instance of forging 2) mel something forged; a piece of forged work in metal • Etymology: 1350–1400 …   From formal English to slang


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