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Forging : Carbon Forging

Forging is a metalworking process in which an impact device is used to deliver compressive force to areas of the metal in order to shape it. Forging was originally done manually with a hammer and anvil, however industrial forging machines now use hydraulics, compressed air, or other methods to drive mechanical hammers, or presses, into the surface. Carbon forgings are produced when the metal being forged is a carbon alloy, leading to exceptional hardness and strength.