In other Words:-The process of giving the desired shape of a metal piece by heating and hammering is also known as forging. The metal is heated up to a Desire temperature known as a forging temperature. When the forging is done by hand tool manually then it is called hand forging and when the same forging is performed by the power hammering then it is called power forging.
Advantages of Forging
1. It refines the structure of the metal.
2. It increases strength.
3. It saves time, material and labor.
Forging Tools and Equipment
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Furnace or Hearth
The main part of the forging furnace
Fuel used for Forging
The fuel is commonly used for forging steam coal, coke, and charcoal.
A good fuel should be able to maintain the required forging temperature. It should be cheap and easily available. It should be easy to fire. It should not proceed with excess smoke and fly ash lightning the Fire.