Introduction to upset forging
Upset forging is a manufacturing process in which a metal bar or billet is heated and then deformed between two dies to increase its length. The metal is then shaped into a desired shape, such as a nut, bolt, or bearing. Upset forging is used to create parts with a high strength-to-weight ratio. It is a cost-effective and efficient method of manufacturing compared to other metal forming processes.
What are key benefits of upset forging?
- Improved Strength and Dimensional Stability: Upset forging can improve the strength and dimensional stability of components, as the shape and size of the component can be customized to meet specific requirements. This makes it ideal for applications that require precise dimensions and high strength.
- Cost Savings: Upset forging is a cost-effective manufacturing process. It reduces the amount of machining and scrap associated with traditional forging processes, resulting in cost savings.
- High Productivity: Upset forging can produce parts quickly, with a high degree of accuracy. This increases productivity and reduces lead times.
- Increased Wear Resistance: The upset forging process produces components with increased wear resistance, making them suitable for applications that require long-term durability.
- Improved Surface Finish: The improved surface finish of components produced through upset forging reduces post-machining and polishing costs. This in turn reduces production costs.
Forging parts for different industries using upset forging
We manufacture several forging parts for various industries, some of are them mentioned below:
- Automotive: Wheel hubs, crankshafts, connecting rods, steering components, axles, and driveshafts.
- Aerospace: Landing gear components, turbine blades, and engine shafts
- Oil and Gas: Drill bits, valves, and flanges
- Power Generation: Shafts, bearings, and turbine blades
- Mining: Drill bits, bearings, and shafts
- Heavy Equipment Manufacturing: Gears, levers, and axles
- Medical: Orthopedic implants, surgical instruments, and dental implants