JNewman Posted March 14, 2010 Share Posted March 14, 2010 I often have to draw 1" round down to 1/2" round about 30" long. I usually draw the material down to 1/2" octagon on my flat dies using a kiss block and then throw a 1/2" swage on and round it up. The flat dies draw it out fairly well but the whole process could be speeded up a little. I got thinking about combining a drawing die with a swage, here is what I came up with. I would feed the 1" in the left side rotating 90 degrees each blow, the right side is to smooth and straighten it out. Has anyone tried a swage like this? It is going to be a little bit of a pain to forge or I may get it CNC cut. If someone has tried it and it was a complete disaster I won't bother. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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