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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.

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]

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.

swage

[swāj]
Etymology: OFr, souage
1 v, to shape metal by hammering or by adapting it to a die.
2 v, to fuse suture material to a needle, especially an eyeless needle.
3 n, a tool or form, often one of a pair, for shaping metal by pressure.

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]

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]

swage (swāj),

v to shape metal by adapting or hammering it onto a die. Usually completed by forcing a counterdie into position on a die with the metal sheet interposed.

swage

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.
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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.
Swage the buffer body by using a blunt punch in one or more places along the lock groove.
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.