Forging is a manufacturing process in which a metal is pressed pounded and squeezed to get it into the desired shape. Aluminium forging is used where the light weight is the necessary requirement.
There are three major types of forging:
1) Open die forging, suitable for large components
2) closed die forging, suitable for more intricate design.
3)Ring rolled forging, used to create high strength ring based applications.
Features of forging: