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Stainless steel forging is a method of metal forming by which the metal is heated to a temperature that allows it to be malleable (for stainless steel the forging temperature is 2003ºF if magnetic and 2102 ºF if nonmagnetic) and then molded or shaped by applying force in the form of hammer blows or a press. Read More…

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Freeport, IL  |  815-233-3833

Anchor Harvey is a one-stop, fully-integrated aluminum forge shop with in-house engineering to assist our customers bring their products to market faster. We’ve been producing dependable products since 1923, and we serve industries including aerospace, medical devices, recreational vehicles, and heavy equipment. When you choose Anchor Harvey, you choose dependability, competitive pricing, and the shortest lead time in our industry.

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Chicago, IL  |  800-932-0357

Although we have over 100 years of experience, we are committed to continually expanding our offerings in all industries. We are not content to remain as we are, but we continually work to improve our products and processes each and every day.

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Anderson Shumaker Company $$$

Mesa, AZ  |  888-537-0406

Zetwerk provides high quality forged components produced using range of ferrous and non-ferrous alloys. Our in-house forging expertise, together with our production partners, successfully supports demanding programs involving complicated part designs and project requirements. We also perform necessary secondary operations on the forged parts such as finish machining, heat treatment, surface treatment etc. Zetwerk is ISO 9001:2015 and AS9100D certified. Our forging plants are IATF 16949:2016 certified.

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Zetwerk $$$

Cleveland, OH  |  440-250-1900

For over 30 years, we have provided metal forged products for a wide variety of industries, including the aerospace, military, food service, medical, and automotive industries. Our customers know they can trust our forgings for quality and affordability.

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Ferralloy Inc. $$$

Jefferson, OH  |  888-536-3674

Here at Ken Forging we are a family-owned business who offers our customers high quality forgings. We require no minimum orders and our forgings come in a variety of materials including: stainless steel, carbon steel and more. We provide outstanding technical support and our teams are here to meet your needs by providing same day shipping. You can trust the experts at Ken Forging. Contact us today for more information!

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Canton, OH  |  330-477-4511

Canton Drop Forge offers multiple resources to support the forging needs of its customers, including in-house die sinking, saw cutting and heat treatment capabilities, specialized equipment, and skilled employees. Engineering and die design services, metallurgical and dimensional inspections, and investments in the latest technology enable us to produce custom closed-die forging solutions that meet customer specifications in high-performance applications.

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Canton Drop Forge, Inc. $$$
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Stainless steels work well in terms of forgeability, but because they remain strong at forging temperatures, they often require more hammer force and/or hammer blows than other alloys.

The forging of stainless steels is used to make a number of manufactured parts for a variety of industries because of its exceptional resistance to corrosion. Due to its wide availability in most markets as well as its high level of strength and ductility, stainless steel is considered a great option for cost effective metal fabrication.

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There are three main types of forged stainless steel available on the market today. The first is referred to as drawn out stainless steel and is defined by a lengthening while the width is decreased. Upset stainless steel can be seen as the opposite of drawn out steel where the width is increased and the length decreased.

Squeezed in stainless steel is created by a closed die process that allows for multi-directional flow and results in a solid, compact shape. Stainless steel forging offers benefits including increased ductility, high levels of formability, increased grain uniformity and strength, prevention of strain hardening and a decrease in chemical incongruities.

In order to get the most out of the process, it is also important to note the possibility of variations or warping that could occur during the cooling process as well as the possibility of atmospheric reactions with the metal, and to take measures to prevent these.

Forged stainless steel is used in a wide range of applications such as consumer, industrial, automotive, aerospace, medical, ship-building, hardware, locomotive, oil and gas, hand tools, and especially for the manufacturing of products that must have substantial durability as well as a high resistance to corrosion.

It is a protective oxide layer that aids in corrosion resistance and its durability is attributed to its ability to resist pitting, stress cracking, deformation, crevice corrosion, and other structural failures that often shorten the working life of a forged part. The open die forging process allows the stainless steel to maintain its internal grain, which results in parts that are often much stronger than parts created though the machining or casting processes.

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