Product Design Guide For Forging

A single-source set of guidelines and technical information relevant to the OEM engineer or any buyer or specifier of manufactured components interested in learning the "do's" and don'ts" of designing products to be forged. The 240 page book is laid out in a quick reference format complete with plenty of graphics, tables, photos and a detailed index to make it easy for the time conscious user to quickly locate information needed. As a bonus, this publication incorporates all three FIA Guideline Tolerance booklets. Contact FIA for bulk order prices.


The Guide reviews:

  • Establishing design parameters/materials
  • Cost drivers Manufacturing process comparisons/trade offs
  • Forged shapes and forms
  • Characteristics of forging alloys
  • Post-processing
  • Guidelines for specifying forgings
  • Case studies demonstrating how forgings were used to advantage