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Definition of the noun power hammer

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noun

  1. a power tool for drilling rocks

Explanation

Power hammer: Power hammers are mechanical forging hammers that use a non-muscular power source to raise the hammer preparatory to striking, and accelerate it onto the work being hammered. Also called "Open Die Power Forging Hammers." They have been used by blacksmiths, bladesmiths, metalworkers, and manufacturers since the late 1880s.

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Google previewHenley's Encyclopaedia of Practical Engineering and Allied Trades ... (1908)

— Longworth Power Hammer. Fig. 131. — Pilkington Power Hammer. - Longworth Power Hammer. Section through Cylinders.) Another type of machine is made with the wheel on the centre of the spindle, midway between the frame, ...

Google previewDictionary & Thesaurus of Environment, Health & Safety (1992)

by Us Dept Energy

BT3 Equipment SO DOE FRASE VOCABULARY POWER HAMMER(S) (2964 POWER HAMMER) DA January 3 ...

Google previewCraftsman's Illustrated Dictionary of Construction Terms (1994)

by James T. Frane

power factor / precast concrete cartridg' power hammer a job site. The bin has a rocker attachment which allows steep dumping when handling stiff mixes. They come in varying sizes with the capacity to carry from 9 to 12 cubic feet of ...

Google previewAmerican Machinists' Handbook and Dictionary of Shop Terms (1914)

A Reference Book of Machine Shop and Drawing Room Data, Methods and Definitions by Fred Herbert Colvin, Frank Arthur Stanley

tmer, Helve — Power hammer in which there ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

drill post vise power hammer pritchel puncher rasp set hammer sledgehammer straight peen hammer swage swage block swedge swedge block tongs treadle hammer vise %' blackness: nigrescence blackout sketch: skit blacksmith: anvil, ...

Google previewSimon & Schuster Super Crossword Puzzle Dictionary And Reference Book (1999)

by Seth Godin, Lark Productions LLC, Seth Godin Productions

repeat; 7 iterate, malleus; 8 harp upon, hesitate, pounding, redouble; 9 hammering, reiterate, reproduce; 11 hammer throw, power hammer hammer and tongs: 12 heart and soul, tooth and nail hammerhead: 5 dunce; 8 bonehead, lunkhead, ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of the History of Technology (2002)

by Ian McNeil

The power hammer could not forge a bar smaller than about 20mm square, simply because when hot the iron became too long and flexible to be handled. Furthermore, the long thin lengths cooled down too quickly, and no furnace available at ...

Google previewNelson's Encyclopaedia (1907)

Pneumatic Power Hammer.

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