Forgings

Open die forging

Large components, with high exacting internal conditions

Open die forging

Open die forging is the best choice when large components of the material, with high exacting internal conditions (homogeneity), are required.

Benefits

  • Small quantities
  • Large parts
  • No/low investment costs
  • Long/big items can be forged
  • Homogeneous material
  • High strength

Possible alloys

  • Alloy steel
  • Steel
  • Tool steel
  • Stainless steel and duplex grades (such as 304 (L) or 316 (L)
  • Aluminium alloys
  • Bronze alloys
  • Copper alloys

Technical specifications

  • Weight: from 2 kg to hundreds of kilograms
  • Wide tolerances
  • Maximum dimensions: several meters

Finishing options

  • Electrolytic zinc plating
  • Hot-dip galvanising
  • Blasting
  • Primer, wet painting and powder coating

PROCESS Open die forging

A video that shows the process of open die forging.

Highlights open die forging

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Mark Naber
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