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.
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.
This was to phase out the steam hammer system of drop forging - giving way to the electric form of hammers.
The group has Caparo Engineering at Walsall which carries out electrical installation, tube fitting, drop forging and mining equipment and the manufacture of off-road vehicle fabrications.
Lye-based drop forging, vehicle and security company Perkson's has been snapped up for an undisclosed sum by pounds 20million turnover TGA Industrial.
The Dudley Drop Forging Co has marked the anniversary by buying a forging hammer and induction heating equipment worth more than pounds 500,000.
But the firm has also been hit with a pounds 1 million legal row which Dudley Drop Forgings claims is the result of a debt.
As photographs, the most striking are the three from Halladay's Drop Forgings, a real inferno of fire, smoke and heavy plant which, if you removed the workers' safety masks and replaced them with moustaches, caps and mufflers, could come straight from th e turn of the century.
Larry Joyce, chairman of Cradley Heath-based Kimber Drop Forgings, praised the work of MAS, saying it "contains individuals who are proactive and have the right contacts to make things happen".
Founded in 1886, the company later moved into drop forgings and as Halladay's Drop Forgings relocated to Tame Road, Witton, in 1921, where pressings also continued to be produced.