Cold Forming Overview and Reference Guide

Cold Forming: A Definition By Robert Levy – CEO TFGUSA © Copyright 2017 Cold Forming pertains to multiple processes where metal is moved / worked at room temperature by: Upsetting or Heading: Perpendicular Flow Extrusion: Parallel Flow Rolling: Displacing Cold Formed Dimension Tolerances Upset in Dies: ± 0.004 in. (0.10 mm) Open Upsets: ± 0.015 […]

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Why Use Cold Forming

By Robert Levy – CEO TFGUSA © Copyright 2017 Precision: How Accurate Do You Need It? As you design a part for near net shape cold forming, it is important to realize that holding tight tolerances is possible, but the tighter the tolerance, the more costly to manufacture. As engineers, it is our responsibility to […]

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