In the past, press forging was the most widely used sheet-forming process.
Thus, in contrast to press forging, AISF allows manufacturing the metal part prototype just immediately after defining the required tool trajectories.
He said that as well as expanding on the company's established reputation in the aerospace and engineering sectors, the new owners were looking to acquire another complementary brass/aluminium press forging
business which would be integrated into Victoria Drop Forgings in early 2014.
Its quality assurance system follows every step of the manufacturing process, from billet production and press forging
to final treatment and inspection.
"In Europe, all car producers are looking for lightweight components by hydraulic press forging
." Schmitt added that 70% of power press consumption in Europe is for mechanical presses, but the proportion for hydraulic presses is rising.
Ken-Tool is headquartered in a 70,000 square foot facility, centering its manufacturing expertise on drop hammer, up-setter, and press forgings