Iron Forging

What is Iron Forging?

Iron forging is a metalworking process that involves heating and shaping metal into desired shapes and sizes using a hammer and anvil. It is a common manufacturing process used to create a wide variety of parts and components for use in a variety of industries, including automotive, aerospace, agricultural, and construction. Iron forging has been used for centuries and is still used today to create strong, durable, and reliable components.

What are advantages of Iron forging?

  • Superior Strength: Iron forging produces parts with superior strength and durability compared to other manufacturing processes. Because of the extreme heat and pressure used, iron forging shapes the metal into a strong and dense form that is able to withstand high levels of use and stress.
  • Precise Shapes: Iron forging is a process that allows for highly precise parts and shapes to be created. The metal is heated and forced into the desired shape, which means that the end product is far more accurate and consistent than other manufacturing processes.
  • Cost-Effective: Iron forging is a cost-effective process that can produce complex parts and shapes without the need for expensive tooling. This makes it an ideal choice for producing parts with a high level of detail and accuracy.
  • Long-Lasting: Iron forging produces parts that are long-lasting and durable. The extreme heat and pressure used in the process creates a strong and dense end product, which is able to withstand wear and tear and last for many years.

What are disadvantages of steel forging?

  • High Cost: Forging is a labor- and energy-intensive process, and therefore typically more expensive than other metalworking processes.
  • Limited Shape Options: The forging process is limited to certain shapes, as the metal is molded into shape with a hammer and anvil.
  • High Set-Up Costs: Die costs can be high, as the dies must be custom-made for each forging project.
  • Long Lead Times: Depending on the complexity of the forging process, the lead time for a forging project can be long.

Forging parts for different industries using Iron forging

We manufacture several forging parts for various industries, some of are them mentioned below:

  • Automotive: Crank Shafts, Connecting Rods, Camshafts, Transmission Components, Suspension Parts, Wheel Hubs, Differential Gears, Engine Blocks, Brake Discs, Steering Arms, Axles, Yokes, U-Joints.
  • Aerospace: Landing Gear Components, Aircraft Structural Components, Propeller Blades, Wing Spars, Turbine Blades, Valves, Flanges, Fittings.
  • Agriculture: Plowshares, Mower Blades, Harrow Discs, Tractor Parts, Cultivator Parts.
  • Mining: Rock Drill Bits, Rock Drill Components, Crusher Parts, Excavator Parts.
  • Construction: Crane Parts, Steel Structural Components, Bridge Parts, Lifting Hooks, Steel Doors.
  • Marine: Propeller Shafts, Propeller Blades, Rudder Arms, Anchor Chains, Ship Deck Components, Outboard Motors.
  • Heavy Machinery: Bulldozer Parts, Excavator Parts, Crane Parts, Earthmoving Equipment Parts.
  • Hand Tools: Hammers, Wrenches, Sledgehammers, Hatchets, Chisels, Pliers, Vices, Clamps.

Materials we use for forging

Our forging process

Die & design

Step 01

Material selection & hearing

Step 02

Press forging process

Step 03


Step 04

QA & Inspection

Step 05

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