Forgings: Closed Die Terminology and Equipment introduces learners to the basic equipment, concepts, and general terminology that are often applied for closed die forging industries.
- Recall some of the properties of forged material.
- Understand some common terms such as billet, blank, press, and die.
- Recognize the basic equipment and tools used in forging processes.
- Identify the different types of impression dies that are commonly used.
- Recall some of the basic forging design considerations.
Course Length: 2.5 HRS
Table of Contents
Forging Basics and Terminology
- Basic Terminology
- Properties of Forged Material
- Mechanical Properties
- Grain Structure
- Increased Density
- Strain Rate
- Other Common Forging Processes
- Open Die Forging
- Ring Rolling
- Powder Forging
- Rotary Forging
- Radial Forging
- Upset Forging
- Forging Temperature Range
- Hot Forging
- Warm Forging
- Cold Forging
- Stages of Impression Die Forging
- Net, Near Net, and Conventional Forgings
Forging Equipment and Tooling
- Forging Presses
- Types of Force: Energy-Restricted Machines
- Types of Force: Stroke-Restricted Machines
- Types of Force: Force-Restricted Machines
- Mechanisms: Mechanical Presses
- Mechanisms: Hydraulic Presses
- Mechanisms: Screw Presses
- Forging Hammers
- Gravity Drop Hammers
- Secondary Gravity Drop Hammers
- Power Drop Hammers
- Counterblow Hammers
- Impression Dies
- Forging Drawing Example
- Forging Design Considerations
- Impression Die Cavities
- Impression Die Material
- Impression Die Manufacturing