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Open Die Forging Manufacturers and Companies

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We offer support for all our open die forging manufacturing methods. We can provide our customers with both standard and custom parts for their every needs. Although it can be confusing to identify the right part for the job, we have decades of experience that makes it easy to decode the confusion. Contact us today for more info, or visit our website to see what we can do for you.
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You can rely on us to provide you with honest answers. Our open die forging processes are second to none and we are dedicated to discovering the newest manufacturing methods. We offer a comprehensive selection of forged solutions and we aim to deliver your products on time. It is our goal to exceed all of your expectations. Your satisfaction is vital to the growth of our company which is why you are our first priority. Our world-class solutions will not let you down.
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Open die forgings are what we do best! We specialize in open forging, and we have the experience to back it up! We were founded in 1902, and for over 100 years, we have remained committed to our customers every step of the way. We can make customized parts for you, or you can search our large inventory of custom parts for your designs. Contact us to learn more!
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With open die forging, the possibilities are nearly endless! We can work with you to create the products you need for your specific needs. If you need something other than our standard line of products, we can make it for you! We work hard to bring the same level of quality to our custom or standard products, so you never have to worry about receiving substandard products. Contact us for more info!
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We work to make sure that we are specialized in getting top of the line products to our customers. One of our specialties is open die forging! We strive to make sure that our clients are informed and satisfied with our process. We are an award winning company with over 40 years of industry experience. We are devoted to giving extra attention to our customers and you. To find out more information about is and our open die forging, call us today!
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There is no project too complex for the experts at MES, Inc. Our teams pre-test all of our solutions and our open die forging process are unsurpassed. We are a turnkey supplier who works hard to provide you with superb products. We put an emphasis on the quality of our open die forgings. We are dedicated to manufacturing the very best. We are great at anticipating your needs. Contact us today to learn more!
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For over 30 years, we have provided our customers with quality and fair pricing every step of the way. We create open die forgings, fabrications, castings, and machining for metals of all kinds. We provide products for nearly every imaginable industry. If you need metal products, we can make them for you! Contact us by visiting our website or giving us a call or email to learn more!
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Open Die Forging

Also known as smith forging, open die forging uses simply-shaped, non-encompassing dies to hammer or press a metal workpiece into a certain shape. It is distinct from closed-die forging, in which the dies fully enclose the workpiece when they are brought together. The open die forging process allows for larger products to be forged than other types of forging - up to 150 tons and 80 feet long or more.

Open die forging is used most often to produce round, square, rectangular, and hexagonal bars, beams and other basic shapes. Other common products formed using open die forging include spindles, hubs, mandrels, step shafts, metal shells, simple pancake forgings and pierced blanks. Since tooling tends to be simpler and lower in cost for open die forges than for closed die forges, open die forging is better suited for lower volume production runs and for creating unique forged items. The pressure applied during the forging process gives metal improved grain structure, higher density, decreased porosity and therefore additional strength and longer service life as compared to cast metal products. Open die forging works well with any metal, including carbon steel, stainless steel, copper, nickel, aluminum and titanium. Industries that benefit from open die forgings include aerospace, automotive, material handling, marine, military, cement, electronics and home appliances.


In open die forging, a metal workpiece, usually heated above its re-crystallization temperature, rests on a stationary anvil and is struck on the opposite side by a hammer or press, so that it is compacted and conforms to the shape of the anvil and hammer dies. The dies can be flat, concave or convex, or may include a tool to form holes or to shear. The product usually requires numerous strikes or presses to take on its intended shape, so an operator must repeatedly reposition and orient the workpiece so that the die will fall successively on the next side or sections of the workpiece. Multiple open die forging processes can be combined to create a final product. In some cases open die forging can also be a pre-forming process for subsequent operations using other forging methods or various machining processes. The whole forging process can be customized to attain the optimal grain structure and ensure the best-performing final product possible. Open die forging is the most common method of forging utilized to produce simple forms and small production runs, offering many possibilities for creating high strength metal pieces.

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