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Clutch end plate forging production still going strong

UK forging company W.H.Tildesley forges Clutch End Plates.These forged parts go into transmissions used in Marine applications. The components are forged in batches of between 1000 to 10,000 at a time for one of our regular customers. The forgings shown here in the photo are in the as forged condition.

drop forged clutch end plate forgings

The forgings are forged from billets in 080M40 (EN8) on one of our power hammers, before being normalised and shot blasted.

At W H Tildesley, the drop forging process - also known as closed die forging - focuses on forging the highest quality product. Our technical expertise and metallurgical knowledge, gained over many, many years in the forging industry, helps us to solve the most challenging forging tasks.

Drop Forging Specialist – forged components in a wide range of ferrous and non-ferrous materials.

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