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TO ALL WHOM IT MAY C ONCERN:
Be it known that I, A. E. BARNARD, of Akron, in the county of Summit, and State of Ohio, have inventedcertain new and useful Improvements in Swages for Forging Car-Bunter Shapes; and I do hereby declare that the following is a. full and complete description of the'same, reference beiughad to the accompanying drawings, makinga part of this specification, in which- Figure 1 is al top view of a round-shouldered swage.
Figure 3 is a side view of tig. 1.
Figure 5 is an end view of the seme.-
Figure 2 is a. view of a. square-shouldered swage.
Figure 4 is a side view of iig. 2.
Figure 6 is amend view of the same.
Figure 7 is `a. view vof a. hunting-shape.
Figure 8 is a view of the two sweges 1 2 together, with a. hunting-iron between them.
Figure 9, aview of two swages, with a. hunting-shape between them.
-Like letters of reference referl to like parts in the several views.
The usuel manner of forging bunter-shapes is by takinga piece of iron, of the proper length, width, and thickness, eudley across or upona swage or former. Then, by repeated blows given by a hand-Sledge, it is bent and beaten into nthe angles of the' swage, the said' angles being similar. to -those required for the shepes. By this manner of shaping the iron, one side only is formed at a time, the opposite side, being given tothe bunter afterwards, which is a. matter of much trouble, for the reason .that right angles A,
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forging of bunterirons or shapes in' the usuallmanner -is laborious end expensive, requiring much skill and i By the use of two swages, each one having the proper angle and curve forshaping the irn, and made to act one upon the other, with the. bunter-iron C placed between them, as shown in iig. 8, and operated by a power-hammer, the labor and expense of forgingthem are very much lessened, and the time correspondingly shortened, producing an ironof greater precision, und hence e better article.
The shape of these dies or sweges is shown in the drawings, ofwhieh fig. 1 isa top view of the swege for forming the curved side of theiron. B shows the curved section. Au end view ofthe same is shown in iig, 5. Fig. 2 shows the lower swage for forming the angles, and of which A are angles. An end view of the same is shown in iig. 6. v The two swages are shown as being together, with a bunter-shape between them. These male and female swages are also -shown in iig. 9, in which figure the huntingangle of the swage, as et A B', figs. 1 and 2.
What I claim as my improvement, and desire to secure 4by Letters Patent, is-
The herein-described swages for forging hunting-irons or shapes, when the same ere operated by e.A tilting or power-hammer, in the manner substantially as set forth.
A. E. BARNARD. Witnesses J. H. Bun'iuncn, J. HOLMES.
iron is shown as being placed on an inner which varies in shape,