drop forging


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drop forging

[′dräp ‚fȯrj·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
Plastic deformation of hot metal under a falling weight, such as a drop hammer.
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Stress, contact pressure and forging force are relatively high, but in case of applying this technology to small and medium drop forgings the forces and stresses have acceptable value.
This was to phase out the steam hammer system of drop forging - giving way to the electric form of hammers.
Victoria Drop Forging Company dedicate exemplary consideration to the design of dies and toolings in order to optimize metallurgical characteristics of the item being manufactured.
On the basis of mentioned results it is possible to apply the technology of warm forging to small and medium drop forgings with simple and not rugged shapes.
Kimber Drop Forgings has opened the new foundry in Cradley Heath, as part of plans to break the PS5 million turnover barrier by the end of the year.
Willenhall-based Victoria Drop Forgings adopted new production methods and marketing techniques with the assistance of West Midlands Manufacturing Challenge.
Victoria Drop Forgings, based in Wednesfield Road, Willenhall has been acquired by Geoff Howles and Geoff Radford who purchased the shares from the previous owner Jeremy Jones for an undisclosed sum.
More than 650 industry figures were on hand at the event in Birmingham, with Victoria Drop Forgings and WH Smith and Sons (Tools) walking off with the Small SME and Large SME titles respectively.
Willenhall-based Victoria Drop Forgings has adopted new manufacturing methods and marketing techniques to secure its future, with the assistance of West Midlands Manufacturing Challenge.
Support by BCI has enabled Kimber Drop Forgings to invest pounds 1.
Halladays Drop Forgings in Tame Road, Witton, has been hit by the strength of the pound and cheap foreign imports.
Willenhall-based Morgan Platts, which makes drop forgings, called in administrative receivers after being hit by the general malaise in the automotive sector and by insolvencies at several other firms in the industry.