• DROP FORGING

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Drop forging materials

Durable and pore-free components by drop forging

Drop forging creates forgings with an optimal fiber alignment and first-class strength. The forgings convince through a homogeneous, dense structure, which has neither pores nor other cavities.

Forgings are reproducible with only one tool in large numbers at constant precision.

With over 30 years of experience in drop forging, we have excellent expertise in this field and are the ideal manufacturer for you. According to your ideas and goals, we determine the process, alloy and the properties of the component in a joint consultation.

Background of drop forging

How does massive forming work? What is the background of the forging process? We would be happy to give you a comprehensive overview.

More about drop forging

In drop forging, a piece of metal is separated from a semi-finished product, heated to its forging temperature and shaped in a die by hammer blows. The upper and lower dies contain the desired shape as a negative. Excess metal is pushed into the so-called ridge. Therefore, the forgings must be deburred afterwards.

Advantages of drop forging

  • Ideal for complex shapes
  • High reproducibility
  • Longevity
  • Homogeneous structure
  • Short processing time

Testing options for forged pieces

  • 3D laser or measuring probe
  • Impact strength
  • Yield point
  • Chemical analysis
  • X-Ray
  • Fluxing
  • Ultrasound
  • Tensile strengths
  • According to customer requirements

Surface treatments of forged parts

  • Radiation
  • Electropolishing
  • Galvanizing (chrome-6 free)
  • Passivation
  • Paint
  • Powder coating
  • Anodizing
  • Prime
  • Vibratory finishing
  • CED coating
  • Sand or glass bead blasting

FACTS ABOUT
DROP FORGING:

Standard weight:

0.04 – 150 kg

Production:Europe, Asia
Certified acc. to:DIN ISO 9001, 14001, TS 16949
Materials:
Steel, stainless steel alloys and aluminum
Post-processing:Own CNC processing centers,
heat treatments according to
customer specifications
Approvals in the
fittings area:
AD 2000 und TRD 100

Die forged materials

In general, all kneadable metals can be used after they have been heated. These include steel, magnesium, aluminum, stainless steel as well as brass, copper and their alloys.

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We produce for every industry: from mechanical engineering, drive and transmission technology, to the automotive industry and vehicle construction up to the food industry. Please contact us!

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