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swage

 [swāj]
1. to shape metal by hammering or by adapting it to a die.
2. to fuse, as suture material to the end of a suture needle.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

swage

(swāj),
1. To fuse suture thread to suture needles.
2. To shape metal by hammering or adapting it onto a die, often by using a counterdie.
[Old F. souage]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

swage

(swāj)
1. To fuse suture thread to suture needles.
2. To shape metal by hammering or adapting it onto a die, often by using a counterdie.
[Old F. souage]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

swage

(swāj)
1. To fuse suture thread to suture needles.
2. To shape metal by hammering or adapting it onto a die.
[Old F. souage]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The ring is then cut from the bar by a diagonal cut as shown by the dotted line, slipped over one end of the rod, welded into place and shaped by using a heading tool and a swage block.
(3) In the illustration below, the top drawing shows a hexagonal bolt head swage mounted in the anvil's hardie hole.
The head is laid in a swage (as shown) and welded together by light hammer blows on the sides of the ring as the rod is turned in the swage.
The head is again laid in the swage and hammered on each surface to form the correct hexagonal shape.
A hex head bolt is made in the same way, except a swage is used along with the heading tool to form the hexagonal shape of the bolt head.
Anytime you swage jacketed bullets down, be sure to use a good lube or you will have a problem.
You can swage a zinc or copper base on a bullet to cut down on the leading.
Swage the buffer body by using a blunt punch in one or more places along the lock groove.
They begin the process by running 99.5 percent pure lead wire through a ProSwage machine that feeds the wire, cuts it to an exact length (and weight) and then swages it to the final core diameter.
Once the cores are in place in each jacket, Dusty Kosir takes over and swages the core and jacket into one, more or less.