Improve your forging process without flame!
Induction heating for forging focuses energy in your part only.
You don't need a torch or a costly batch or furnace process.
Forge your materials in a repeatable, precise flameless process.
Forging - the oldest means of metalworking - includes methods of plastically deforming a metal by hammering, sometimes resulting in a stronger workpiece. Most often, a hot-forming process is used in which the temperature of the workpiece is elevated in an oven, by direct flame or by induction.
Open-die forging usually involves striking the workpiece with a hammer against an anvil: good for short-run or single-piece work.
In impression-die (or closed-die) forging, the workpiece is compressed between two die halves, such that the metal is deformed in the cavity between them. Forged pieces have outstanding grain structure and the best combination of mechanical properties.
Induction heating is a prime candidate for many forging applications. The process and economic inefficiencies of gas furnaces or flames are avoided with this unique technology which quickly and accurately delivers the required heating to the workpiece only. Additional benefits accrue since the heating can be integrated into the forging process nearer the die. With Ambrell's modern technology, remote heat stations are placed directly into production lines for high volume rapid forging processes.
Hot forging takes place at workpiece temperatures above which recrystallization occurs. This process requires uniform through-heating. Typical part geometries are simple, often comprising of bar stock, tubular products, and sheet metal.
|forging||steel||forging_10||Preheating steel rods for forging in a fastener manufacturing process||Vorwärmen Stahlstangen zum Schmieden in einem Befestigungselement Herstellungsprozess*||Le préchauffage des tiges d'acier pour le forgeage dans un procédé de fabrication d'une fermeture*||Precalentamiento varillas de acero para forja en un proceso de fabricación de cierres*||The client targeted an aggressive cycle time, achieve thanks to our process design and the efficiency of induction heating; fast heating means greater manufacturing throughput||apps_able.php|
|forging||forging_9||Forging rods of various materials and dimensions||Schmieden von Stäben verschiedener Materialien und Abmessungen||Forgeage de barres de divers matériaux et dimensions||Forja de barras de diversos materiales y medidas||Each of the rods were placed into the coil and heated. They achieved the targeted temperature in 30-40 seconds. The coil was designed for a 5” (127 mm) heat zone.||apps_able.php|
|forging||steel||forging_7||Preheating a billet for forging||Vorwärmen eines Barrens zum Schmieden||Préchauffage de billettes pour le forgeage||Precalentamiento de un tocho para forja||The client needed to improve the cycle time of their gas furnace, and by preheating it prior to insertion into the furnace, time was saved and the client didn’t have to invest in doubling the size of their furnace.||apps_able.php|
|forging||brass||forging_8||Preheating a brass rod for forging||Vorwärmen eines Messingstabs zum Schmieden||Préchauffage de barres en laiton pour le forgeage||Precalentamiento de una barra de latón para forja||The client wanted to cut the cycle time it was getting from a torch in half, and the Ambrell induction process was able to meet that goal.||apps_able.php|
|forging||brass||forging_6||Preheating a brass assembly for forging blanks||Vorwärmen einer Messing-Baugruppe zum Schmieden von Rohlingen||Préchauffage d’assemblages en laiton pour le forgeage de flans||Precalentamiento de un conjunto de latón para forja de piezas en bruto||: The client was using a competitor’s system, and it was heating the assembly at a slower rate. They needed to increase their production rate, which this solution was able to achieve.||apps_able.php|
|forging||steel||forging_5||Preheating steel rods for forging in a fastener manufacturing process||Vorwärmen von Stahlstäben zum Schmieden in einem Fertigungsprozess für Befestigungselemente||Préchauffage de barres en acier pour le forgeage lors du procédé de fabrication de fixations||Precalentamiento de barras de acero para forja en procesos de fabricación de fijaciones||The client targeted an aggressive cycle time, which Ambrell was able to achieve thanks to its process design and the efficiency of induction heating||apps_able.php|
|forging||forging_4||Preheating for forging of steel pins||Vorwärmen zum Schmieden von Stahlstiften||Préchauffage pour le forgeage de broches en acier||Precalentamiento para forja de pasadores de acero||Fast, precise heating of the pin – 2 minutes and 36 seconds were saved on heating all of the rim’s pins when compared to using a torch||apps_able.php|
|forging||titanium||forging_3||Preheating Titanium Rods for Forging Turbine Blades||Vorwärmen von Titanstäben zum Schmieden von Turbinenschaufeln||Préchauffage de barres en titane pour le forgeage d’aubes de turbine||Precalentamiento de barras de titanio para forja de álabes de turbina||Induction heating provides increased production rates, repeatable, reliable & consistent heat without flame and hands-free heating that involves no operator skill for manufacturing||apps_able.php|
|forging||forging_2||Forging Mold Release Push Rods||Schmieden von Formtrenn-Schubstangen||Forgeage de tiges-poussoirs pour démoulage||Forja de barras de presión para desmoldeo||To heat the ends of steel rods to 1800ºF prior to a forging operation.||apps_able.php|
|forging||steel||forging_1||Steel Horse Shoes||Stahl-Hufeisen||Fers à cheval en acier||Herraduras de acero||With an induction coil in place, the steel would be fed continuously from a roll through the induction coil and into the forging press. I||apps_able.php|