drop hammer definition

  • noun:
    • a device comprising an anvil or base lined up with a hammer that's raised then dropped on molten metal, used to create or stamp the metal resting from the anvil.
    • a hammer for forging, hitting up material, etc., the extra weight being raised by a strap or similar product, then circulated to drop regarding material resting on an anvil or die.
    • See under Drop, Face, etc.
    • Same as drop-press.
    • product in making huge forgings

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