A component of the die assembly which increases the speed of the die to equal the speed of the tube as the tube travels to the mechanical press to complete the cutoff cycle. When the cycle is complete, the die accelerator stops the die and reverses direction to bring the die to its resting position.
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Fabricating a copper chimney cap - by Nick Martin Custom fabricating shops bid all kinds of jobs. Sometimes these jobs involve materials and processes beyond those the shop typically encounters. They make for interesting work that can require brushing up on little-used skills. Building a copper chimney cap was just such a job for Barnes MetalCrafters, one that resulted in a beautiful, functional work of art.
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