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W.H.Tildesley are able to provide the complete solution to all of your drop forging requirements

Drop forged components from 25grm up to 75kg net weight

We have the ability to forge in a wide range of ferrous and non-ferrous materials ranging from standard carbon & alloys steels, stainless, duplex, non ferrous and super alloys.

Our drop forging process is fully supported by our other services. Component design, forging feasibility and optimisation through CAD modelling and simulation, in-house tool room for quick turnaround of dies, in-house machine shop for proof or finished machined components.

  • Drop Forging

    Drop Forging

    Drop forged components from 25 Grams up to 75kg net weight We are the closed die drop...

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  • Open Die Forging

    Open Die Forging

    Open die forgings are produced by our skilled operators, ensuring the dimensional and...

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  • Machining


    Extensive in-house machining capability for proof or finish machined forgings Our in-house...

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  • Component Design

    Component Design

    We provide full engineering support at the product design stage of the forging process Our...

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  • Forging Simulation

    Forging Simulation

    Simulation software ensures we get it right the first time, every time. We have a...

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  • Die Manufacture

    Die Manufacture

    Our forging dies and tooling are produced in-house, guaranteeing quality and improved...

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  • Surface Finishing

    Surface Finishing

    We can offer several surface finish options to suit customer requirements Many of the...

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  • Heat Treatment

    Heat Treatment

    Heat treated forged components for the toughest applications Heat treatment is a process...

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  • Metallography & Metallurgy

    Metallography & Metallurgy

    We have in-house metallography capability which allows us to examine grain flow and...

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  • Advantages of Forging

    Advantages of Forging

    Sometimes referred to as near-net-shape or impression die forging, closed die drop forging...

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  • What is Drop Forging?

    What is Drop Forging?

    Drop forging is a process that uses a pair of impression dies and a heavy hammer to form...

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