Category: Forging Info

Forging Industry Certifications: What to Look for and Why

To receive applicable certifications, companies need to provide paperwork, be interviewed and pass various inspections and audits. But which certifications should forging companies or manufacturing facilities have and how exactly do they go about obtaining them?

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Posted at 12:57 pm on August 29, 2018

What Makes Drop Forgings So Tough?

Drop forging is a common way to manufacture a metal component. But what sets this method apart and makes drop forgings so incredibly strong and tough? There are two key reasons why the process creates such well-built products and is the go-to method for many manufacturers.

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Posted at 8:01 pm on July 23, 2018

6-S and Flow

  June and July 2018 have been designated “6-S Months” at Canton Drop Forge (CDF). While CDF practices Lean concepts and 6-S, with increased business levels, the importance of product […]

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Posted at 4:48 pm on July 9, 2018

Closed-Die Forging Vs. Open Die Forging

When it comes to deforming metal, there are a few options. But they can generally be classified as either open or closed-die forging. While both utilize the same basic process, they differ when it comes to the use of dies. Let’s go through the definitions and differences.

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Posted at 8:01 pm on June 8, 2018

Forging Materials: Which Do You Need?

We compare the characteristics of common forging materials used today, including stainless steel, titanium, carbon alloys and superalloys. Find out why each of these forging materials is right for certain applications and which is right for you.

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Posted at 11:31 am on April 10, 2018

What Is Forging and What Does Forging Mean?

Forging is a manufacturing process that results in the shaping of metal by using calculated force. Forging is executed with a power hammer or a die during the shaping process to produce the intended design of the forged metal object.

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Posted at 3:19 pm on March 23, 2018

Most Widely Used Forging Equipment

Even the most talented craftsman needs the proper equipment to do his best work. That’s why Canton Drop Forge has made a massive investment in the machinery and gear necessary […]

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Posted at 3:26 pm on January 30, 2018

Canton Drop Forge Rebuilds Rotary Furnace

Earlier this month, Canton Drop Forge commenced production with a rebuilt forge rotary furnace to service and increase the heating capacity for some of its largest hammers.

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Posted at 5:23 pm on December 26, 2017

Difference Between Forging and Casting

You may, in the development of a new project or product, find that you need a metal part that doesn’t exist yet or needs to be created to custom specifications. […]

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Posted at 2:24 am on November 30, 2017

History of Modern Forging Hammers

In the 19th century, forging hammers evolved into similar designs that we still use today. Check out some of the history behind the steam hammer.

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Posted at 3:41 pm on September 18, 2017