Open Die Forging

Our experience in open die forging

With more than 30 years of market experience in the field of open-die forging, we support you and your purchasing department for open-die forgings from 100 kg to 40 tons.
Through our suppliers we have access to an extensive material warehouse that includes C grades, quenched and tempered steels through to super duplex.
We have specialized in the area 1.2316 for parts for the plastics

What is open die forging?

Open die forging belongs to the group of non mechanic  metal forming. Open die forging  is mainly used for project based parts  with a unique drawing. For a serial production open die forging is not economical.

In general open die forging improves the mechanical properties like yield strengt and yield point significant.

The range of weight for parts that are produced via open die forging  starts from 100 kg up to 350 to.

Main geometrical shapes are blocks, shafts and bushes.

Hydraulik presses

Nowadays mainyl hydraulik presses are used in open die forging shops whith a press force from 900 to. up to 20.000 to depending on the size of parts that should be produced

At which tempratures the ingot will be forged?

Depending on the material the forging takes place between tempratures form 900° Clesius up to  1200° Celsius.

How open die forging looks like?

To give you an impression how open die forging look in reality you can have a look at the youtube vide which shows different sizes of pieces that can be forged:

Here an extract of the material on stock:
C45, A350 LF2  A105, AISI 1040,F52, F70, F65, F304, F316, F6a cl.2, AISI 410, F51,F53, F55, A564 TP630, Inconel 625, 42CrMo4, 50CrMo4, 39NiCrMo3, F11, F22, 40NiCrMo7, 17NiCrMo 6-4, 17NiCrMo6, 18NiCrMo7-6, 100Cr6, 100CrMo7.3, 100CrMo7, 4130, 8630

Our Partners are certified by following associations:

  • ISO 9001
  • LRQA Business Assurance certification
  • ABS Materials certification
  • DNV Steel Forgings certification
  • Lloyd’s Register certification
  • Germanischer Lloyd certification
  • TÜV PED – AS2000 W0
  • Bureau Veritas  – Mod II Scheme – Management System

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