The Forging Industry Association's triennial showcase of forging technology attracted hundreds of forgers from the U.S. and Canada and numerous visitors from overseas to the convention center in Cincinnati.
The two-column unit, rated at 5,500 tons, combined with the use of simulation software, enables Scot Forge to produce larger open-die forgings in close-to-net shapes, from of a wider variety of ferrous and nonferrous alloys.
Ladish Co. was started 100 years ago as a drop- and steam hammer forging shop serving industrial customers. Today, it uses advanced forging and processing equipment to produce critical components in advanced alloys, for jet-engine, aerospace, and...
Begun as a machining operation in 1989, Houston-based Boltex Mfg. Co. started forging its own line of flanges for the oil fields and refineries in 1996. Now, with a large capacity expansion underway, it is moving into production of custom forgings.