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Forging vs Machined Steel Bar/Plates

By isoc On Thursday, January 17, 2019 11:44:00 AM
Machined Steel

While rolled/plate metal produce some grain structure, it does not have microstructures like a true forging. As you machine away metal to form the component you cut directly into that grain flow, where a forging reforms the flow into the geometry of the part. This is why forging will still produce a stronger, more reliable component. In addition to improved properties, there is also a conservation of raw material.

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