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Hand Forging

A forging made by hand on an anvil or under a power hammer without dies containing an exact finishing impression of the part. Such forgings approximate each other in size and shape but do not have the commercial Exactness of production die forgings required does not warrant expenditure for special die, or where the size of shape of the piece is such as to require means other than die forging. A forging worked between flat or simply shaped dies by repeated strokes and manipulation of the piece. Also know as smith forging or flat die forging.