CDF Forging Information

Canton Drop Forge is committed to providing our customers with information about forging and our forging processes. Learn about the history of forging and some of the new techniques and technology that continues to fuel the industry.

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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.

The AS9100:2009 Certification

AS9100 is a widely accepted and standardized quality management system for the aerospace industry.  Major aerospace manufacturers and suppliers worldwide require compliance and/or registration to AS9100 as a condition of […]

Machinability of Metals

What is Machinability? Machinability is how easily a metal material can be cut or machined. After forging, virtually all parts are machined to remove excess material and provide the final […]

Forging Simulation for the Forging Process

Forging simulation is an essential part of the forging process for both the client and the forging company. Simulation can include the design of the die, raw material needed, size […]

Questions to Ask a Forging Company

When looking for a potential steel forging company to partner with for your custom forging project, it’s important to ask questions. A forging company has to be able to make […]

The History of Forging

Learn how early civilizations paved the way for how we forge today, creating new techniques and discovering new ways to move the industry forward.

What is Closed-Die Forging

Canton Drop Forge is one of the industry leaders in manufacturing closed-die forgings. Learm more about this process and its advantages in the production of high-performance parts.

Why a Forging?

Learn about the closed die forging process and its advantages over other metal forming processes.

Steel Forging Glossary Terms

Learn about important forging terminology throughout the workflow that you would expect to come across during a project.

Turbine Forging for Power Generation

Learn how turbine engines play a significant role in the power generation and aerospace industries and how CDF can forge products for your custom turbine project.