Anchor Harvey

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Freeport, IL  |  815-233-3833

Anchor Harvey, now AS9100 Certified, is a data-driven aluminum forging company with a century-long legacy in precision manufacturing, engineering, and supply chain management. Anchor Harvey has modernized the age-old aluminum forging process by introducing sophisticated technology to monitor and control every step of the precision aluminum forging process to ensure part consistency from 10 to +1,000,000. We partner with OEMs to job shops and lifestyle brands to life savings brands to bring the latest aerospace, medical, motorsport, or specialty aluminum products to market. Our specialty is forging high-strength, light weight products from Aluminum 2014-T6;2014-T651, Aluminum 6061-T6; 6061-T651, and Aluminum 7075-T6; 7075-T651. Visit our website to browse the breadth of our fully integrated one-stop-forge-shop process and view a gallery of sample precision aluminum forged components. Or submit a free quote and one of our Field Engineers will contact you shortly.

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Cold Forging

Cold Forging

Cold forging is a metal shaping & manufacturing process in which bar stock is inserted into a die and squeezed into a second closed die. The process, completed is at room temperature or below the metal‘s recrystallization temperature to form a metal into a desired shape or configuration...

Forging

Forging

Forging is a metal working process that manipulates, shapes, deforms, and compresses metal to achieve a desired form, configuration, or appearance outlined by a metal processing design or diagram...

Open vs Closed Die Forging

Open vs Closed Die Forging

In this article, there are key terms that are typically used with open and closed die forging and it is necessary to understand their meaning. Forging is a process in manufacturing that involves pressing, hammering, or...

Rolled Ring Forging

Rolled Ring Forging

Rolled ring forging is a metal working process that involves punching a hole in a thick, solid, round metal piece to create a donut shape and then squeezing and pressuring the donut shape into a thin ring...

What is Forging?

What is Forging?

The ancient art of forging falls into two distinct categories – hot and cold where hot forging has been around for centuries while cold did not begin until the industrial revolution of the 19th Century. Though they are quite different ...

Aluminum Casting

Aluminum Casting

Aluminum casting is a method for producing high tolerance and high quality parts by inserting molten aluminum into a precisely designed and precision engineered die, mold, or form. It is an efficient process for the production of complex, intricate, detailed parts that exactly match the specifications of the original design...

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