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Cold Forging Manufacturers and Companies

IQS Directory implements a thorough list of cold forging manufacturers and suppliers. Utilize our listing to examine and sort top cold forging manufacturers with previews of ads and detailed descriptions of each product. Any cold forging company can design, engineer, and manufacture cold forging to meet your companies specific qualifications. An easy connection to reach cold forging companies through our fast request for quote form is provided on our website. The company information includes website links, company profile, locations, phone, product videos and product information. Customer reviews are available and product specific news articles. This source is right for you whether it's for a manufacturer of cold steel forging, forging cold materials, and cold forging process.

  • Lewis Center, OH

    We are a proven supplier of cold forging and we are eager to provide you with the very best. Our teams have manufactured products for a number of industries including aerospace, military, industrial manufacturers and more. You can trust us to take all of your requests very seriously. We offer superior cold forged products at a very affordable price. Contact us today to learn more!

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  • Fairfield, NJ

    All Metals & Forge Group is a unique combination of a material service center, forge facility, custom vacuum melt operation, custom bar producer, value-added service provider & an information resource for customers. All Metals & Forge is an ISO9001:2008 and AS/EN9100:2009 registered company. Their quality cold forgings are sure to satisfy your requirements at an affordable price! They strive to accurately manufacture products with uncompromising satisfaction.

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  • Chicago, IL

    A leading cold forging company, Anderson Shumaker was started in 1902 by Carl Anderson, a forge master from Sweden. Centrally located in Chicago, Il, the history of Anderson Shumaker parallels the history of American innovation in the 20th century. Anderson Shumaker has played a vital role in the growth of hundreds of industries across North America. Call today to be their newest customer.

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  • Cleveland, OH

    Cold forging is not the process it used to be. Technology and better machines have made the process better than ever. We have kept up with all the changes in the industry, and have even contributed to creating some of the new and innovative manufacturing methods. We believe in the importance of creating new and better ways to do things, and have since our start nearly 40 years ago. You can lean more on our website!

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  • Jefferson, OH

    We know that it’s tough to find the right manufacturer for cold forging and that’s why we want to make it easier on you. We are a forged bolt manufacturer that brings you the best of both worlds! We are guaranteed to bring top of the line products when it comes to clod forging. We are committed to bringing the very best product to you fast. With our premium staff and customer service representatives, we will make your next purchase for cold forging hassle-free. Call us today for more info!

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ARTICLES AND PRESS RELEASES

Family-Owned Forging Companies: The Way of the Future?

Less than 200 years ago, metal forging was a family-run industry. Metal forging companies had small shops where families worked together to forge metal. Once the industrial revolution hit in the early 1900s, the metal working industry became in higher demand. Factories had to produce more metal than families could produce on their own, so large manufacturing and forging plants were created to keep up with demand. Over the years, metal forging blossomed into a huge industry with just a few companies monopolizing most of the metal forging production in... Read More

Chill Out With Cold Forging

Cold forging is a fascinating process by which metals are formed into various shapes. Like other types of forging, cold forging applies pressure to a type of metal in order to get it to conform to a die or other intended shape, but it is unlike other forging methods in important and interesting ways; and these differences are more than just temperature related. Cold forging companies do not stick their metals in a refrigerator before putting them into a die machine. In some ways the cold forging nomenclature is a... Read More

3 Advantages for Steel Forging

Steel forging companies have stuck to using traditional forging methods for many years. Steel forging is a process that has existed in a similar format for thousands of years. Metal forging is simply the process of using a tool or press to shape metal into a desired shape. Typically, most steel forging companies shape their metal pieces using the hot forge method, which shapes the metal pieces while it is still hot. So what causes manufacturing companies to still use metalworking processes that were invented hundreds of years ago? Why... Read More

Forging: An Ancient Art that Remains an Essential Metalworking Process

by Rebekah Fuller, Editor at IQS J. R. R. Tolkien used the great art of forging in The Lord of the Rings to harken back to an ancient time in his Middle Earth creation. What wonderfully foreboding imagery the fictional forging of these legendary rings of supernatural power. Outside of fictional and historical accounts, the blacksmiths of today keep forging alive and well as a superior process for making a wide variety of tools and hardware out of metals and alloys such as aluminum, brass, titanium, stainless steel, carbon steel... Read More

The Cutting Edge - Weldaloy Products Expands Operations by Adding Space and Equipment to the Saw Shop

The copper and aluminum forging company has made strategic cutting machinery investments to add capacity while maintaining industry-leading quality standards. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) February 11, 2015  As demand continues to rise for copper and aluminum forged parts from Weldaloy Products in Warren, Michigan, the company has invested significantly to increase capacity. Previously the cutting area of the facility had been sufficient, but cramped. Now by moving the operation to a different building in the complex and expanding, the shop better facilitates operations as Weldaloy responds to the changing needs of... Read More

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Cold Forging

Cold forging, also known as cold heading, is a metal forming process that involves the plastic deformation of metal by squeezing the material through an open die using an unheated billet and causing the finished part to assume the shape of the die. Unlike most forging, which is performed hot at temperatures nearing or exceeding 2300 degrees F, cold forging is performed at below the re-crystallization temperature of the metal, at anywhere from room temperature to several hundred degrees F.

Cold forging is ideal for the fabrication of many metals including selected aluminum alloys, 300 and 400 series stainless steel, carbon steel, electrolytic copper, brass and bronze. The metal amounts must be fairly small, rarely exceeding 25 lbs., and the ingot, or semi-finished solid metal form that has been cast into a circular shape must be fairly symmetrical. Industries that use cold forging processes include automotive, mining, oil and petroleum, aerospace, electronics, hardware, appliance, agricultural, construction and industrial.


In the cold forging process an ingot, also known as a slug or billet, is punched through a cold forging die in order to re-form the ingot by means of high pressure rather than high temperatures. The ingot typically requires lubrication in order to be cold forged. Cold forging is most commonly done using closed die forging. In the closed die or impression forging process metal is pounded or pressed into a desired shape through the use of a press or hammer. Two tooling dies are attached to an anvil and contain a negative 3-D image of the product's end shape. The metal undergoes plasticization until its enlarged sides touch the die sidewalls and then flows to take on the shape of the two dies. Cold forging can have some disadvantages due to requiring high forging pressures, needing several pre-forming steps, and in some cases necessitating several more annealing steps during the process. However, cold forging of a material results in improved material strength because cold forging does not heat stress a material, or change the structure of the material's grain flow as radically. Cold forging services are very precise and also offer a better surface finish than hot forging.

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