Whether we are conscious of it or not, seamless rolled ring forgings are a part of our daily life. There are specific grades of this substance, which have several applications and the goals of each grade vary. Due to its quality and long-lasting results, this method is used in the aerospace sector.
To create a donut-shaped hole, a piece of metal with a good thickness must be punched. These fragments are then subjected to a procedure in which they are compressed, rolled, and formed into a ring.
Additionally, this procedure is utilized to increase the strength of some components that withstand pressure. The engines found in airplanes or wheel bearings are two examples.
A circular piece of metal cut to the proper weight and rounded out forms the basis of a seamless rolled ring. The metal is heated above recrystallization temperature (often between 400 and 700 °C), hollowed out by open die forging, and set on an idler or mandrel roll.
The roll forces the doughnut's walls outward, thinning their thickness and enlarging the steel ring's diameter. There are many different forms and dimensions that the roll can create. However, most of the time, the ratio of thickness to height for most seamless steel rings is from 1:16 to 16:1.
Components for mining machinery, oil rig equipment, and bushings are some of the most popular products. A forge may create almost anything, which is then shaped. Most factories employ specialized machinery that can endure intense heat and pressure.
Ferralloy can assist you if you need seamless rolled ring forging, carbon steel flange production, or special machining connections for pressure vessels. For more information about seamless rolled ring forging, give us a call.
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