whtildesley

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Die Manufacture

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Our forging dies and tooling is produced in-house, guaranteeing quality and improved lead times

Our fully integrated CAD/CAM package links product and die design to high-speed die sinking using two Matsuura machining centres with the latest Hitachi cutting tool technology.

By keeping this process in-house, we can utilize the expertise of our technical staff that are familiar with our processes and equipment. This guarantees that we produce the correct tooling for our hammers and the end component is manufactured in the most efficient and economical way possible.

in-house machining of drop forging tooling   in-house finishing of forging tooling   final machined tooling for drop forged components

CNC Machining

 

Fettling

 

Final Die Tool

All die blocks are machined in the hardened state. This not only saves time but eliminates the risk of distortion during heat treatment.

In addition to the rapid production of dies for new product designs, those required for regular production can be re-sunk overnight to ensure their readiness at all times.

  • Machining

    Machining

    Extensive in-house machining capability for proof or finish machined forgings Our in-house machining gives us the capability to offer proof or finished machined...

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  • Forging Simulation

    Forging Simulation

    Simulation software ensures we get it right first time, every time. We have a disciplined approach to forging and die design. Every job is simulated before dies...

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  • Component Design

    Component Design

    We provide full engineering support at the product design stage of the forging process Our skilled team of engineers and experienced technicians are here to ass...

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