Definition of tilt hammer in English:

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tilt hammer


A heavy pivoted hammer used in forging, raised mechanically and allowed to drop on the metal being worked.
Example sentences
  • He may have seen this water driven tilt hammer used for crushing metal ore in Yorkshire.
  • The Society had earlier been instrumental in saving the tilt hammers in the forge from being scrapped in 1942.
  • The tilt hammer could perform the labor of twenty men and greatly increased productivity.

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