Forging

Heating metal to work it while hot.

The forging process consists in a first heating phase until the metal reaches a temperature superior to the recrystallization one, this allow to work it while it is hot without breaking the metal piece.

Common usages

The forging process allows to modify the shape of a metal piece without causing breakages or defects.

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Pros
  • Plastic workability of metal without breakages
  • Increased resistance to mechanical stress compared to other treatments
  • Cons